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Officer in Reading, Pa., fatally shot near City Hall




August 08, 2006

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Officer in Reading, Pa., fatally shot near City Hall
Officer in Reading, Pa., fatally shot near City Hall (above) Officer Scott A. Wertz was shot in the chest and died Sunday in Reading, Pa. Wertz and another officer were chasing suspect Cletus C. Rivera when Rivera fired two shots, at least one of which struck Wertz, Mayor Tom McMahon said. Wertz, 40, was not believed to have been wearing a bulletproof vest. (AP Photo/Reading Police Department)

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