Coroner confirms death in Berks County shooting incident

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HEREFORD TOWNSHIP, BERKS COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- The Lehigh County Deputy Coroner released an update in regard to the 10-year-old boy who was shot on Thursday.  

According to the corner, the victim died of a gunshot wound to the body. The manner of death is pending further investigation into the incident.  

State Police say the incident occurred on Chestnut Street in Hereford Township when the suspect fired three shots, on his property towards a homemade target. The shot traveled through the target a struck the victim.

The investigation is being conducted by the Pennsylvania State Police and the District Attorney of Berks County. We will update with the latest as it is released.

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