Police ID man, 48, shot and wounded in North Providence

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NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are investigating after a man was shot in the chest overnight inside a North Providence apartment.

The victim has been identified as James Coccia, 48, who police say is listed in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital.

Police tell 12 News they responded to Winona Street around 2 a.m. and were met by a man and a woman, who said two suspects forced their way into the home and shot Coccia.

The people involved knew each other and it appears to be an isolated incident, according to police.

Police said they’re still searching for suspects, adding that Coccia is not cooperating with their investigation.

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