Man Found in Florida Facing Homicide Charges in Berks County


WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, BERKS COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- A 19-year-old is charged with attempted homicide after investigators in Berks County say he shot a 13-year-old boy.

Police charged Matthew Hale of Hereford with trying to kill the young boy.

Investigators say the boy and two friends were in his room when a girl drove up to his house with Hale on Friday. Police say Hale got out of the car and began yelling at the boy through his window.

The two friends ran out of the room and heard gunshots. Hale was seen getting back into the car and taking off.

He was picked up Sunday night in Brevard County, Florida. The 13-year-old boy is in critical condition.

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