Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1100 block of Dover Lane around 9 p.m. Dec. 8. Officers located several spent shell casings and live rounds at the scene as well as damage to a nearby vehicle and home.
Minutes later, the department was notified of a man with a gunshot wound at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Fountain Hill. It was determined the man was shot at the Dover Lane. location.
Police searched a nearby residence and located Heriberto Reyes Garcia, 21, of Bethlehem, hiding in an upstairs bedroom. A firearm was also located at the residence.
Garcia admitted to being involved in an altercation, during which he fired shots at the victim including the victim.
Garcia is charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault and possessing instruments of a crime.
Anyone who may have information related to this offense is asked to contact Detective John Limpar at email@example.com or by calling the Bethlehem Police Service Center at 610-865-7000.