Man shot several times in Providence


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Police in Providence are investigating after a 22-year-old Providence man was shot several times on Broad Street early Saturday morning.

Police say they found the victim lying on the ground behind the McDonald’s on Broad Street around 1:30 a.m. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital and was still listed in critical condition Saturday night. Police tell Eyewitness News that the victim was rushed into surgery.

Police say they do have a description of the suspect from witnesses, but are not releasing that information to the public. As of Saturday night, no suspects are in custody.

Providence police say no weapons were recovered at the scene, but they did find several shell casings.

Police say there was an “extensive crime scene,” spanning three parking lots in total.

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