PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday morning.

Officers were called to Atwells Avenue just before 1 a.m. for a report of a Rhode Island State Trooper who had come across a shooting victim.

Maj. David Lapatin said a man was sitting in his convertible with a woman when he was approached by another man who flashed a handgun and demanded they hand over their valuables.

Before the man could hand anything over, police said the suspect reportedly fired one shot, grabbed the items, and fled the scene on foot.

Police say the man was shot in his left buttocks and was rushed to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The victim told police two Cuban link chains and a Presidential Rolex watch were stolen.

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Anthony Ferri told 12 News he was just walking down the sidewalk when he felt a bullet casing hit him in the chest.

“When that thing bounced off the trunk of that Bentley and bounced off my chest and rolled on, I could’ve picked the casing up, I was that close,” Ferri recalled.

It’s unclear if any arrests have been made.