PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A shooting late Saturday night in Providence left a teenage boy dead.
Police tell 12 News the 15-year-old victim was found unresponsive in a driveway on Wallace Street around 11:15 p.m. The victim has not yet been identified.
Neighbors said they heard a gunshot before police arrived.
Crime scene blocked off the area for several hours and detectives could be seen coming in and out of the home’s driveway. The state medical examiner was also called to the scene.
Police said no arrests have been made.
“Providence experienced a tragic loss when a teenage boy was shot and killed,” Mayor Jorge Elorza said in a statement Sunday. “Our community mourns for his family, friends and our community who will all be impacted by this senseless act of violence.”
Anyone with information is urged to call Providence police at (401) 272-3121.