2 dead in botched robbery of Reading corner store
Posted: November 5, 2013 - 4:16am

READING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two men are dead in the wake of what police believe to be a botched robbery at a Reading convenience store.

It happened around 2 p.m. Monday.

Police Sgt. John Solecki said two masked men tried to rob Krick's Korner and a customer shot the two alleged robbers.

Investigators said the gunman was arrested. Authorities have not identified any of the people involved in the incident.

A police investigation is underway.

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