Man the FBI Says Fired at Agents in Reading Is Captured

The FBI says a man who they say opened fire on agents in Reading, Pennsylvania, was captured in Lancaster County

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The FBI tracked down a man who they said opened fire at FBI agents in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Rafael Vega-Rodriguez, 37, allegedly shot at the agents around midnight Monday on the 300 block of Greenwich Street. No FBI agents were hurt during the shooting. It’s unknown whether or not Vega-Rodriguez was injured. Investigators also have not revealed what led to the shooting.

Monday afternoon, the FBI and police returned to a home in the same area. Residents on the block were kept out of their homes.

Officials went inside the house but did not find Vega-Rodriguez.

He was taken into custody overnight Monday into Tuesday in Leola, Lancaster County, the FBI office in Philadelphia said.

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Rafael Vega-Rodriguez

The FBI said it would reveal more specifics about Vega-Rodriguez's capture at a later point.

A $10,000 reward was offered for information leading to Vega-Rodriguez’s arrest. It is unclear if anyone will claim the reward.

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