READING, Pa. — Police are investigating an incident in which a person in a clown mask stabbed and killed a 16-year old in Pennsylvania on Sunday night.
According to the Reading Eagle, a fight broke out after a person showed up wearing a clown mask. Officials told the newspaper that they responded to reports of a person lying on a front porch of a home, and that there was a large crowd in the street.
The victim was identified as Christian Torres, 16, a 10th-grader at Reading High School.
“We urge anyone who was there to contact the Reading police. Someone was wearing a clown mask and a fight broke out,” Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams told the newspaper.
Reading police Chief Andres Dominguez Jr. said investigators believe there are several suspects.
“I believe the issues got out of control,” Dominguez said.