One person stabbed overnight in Providence


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police are investigating after a man was stabbed overnight in the city.

The incident occurred on Manton Avenue just after midnight, according to police.

Police said the man was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital in critical condition but is expected to survive.

This comes hours after a 26-year-old man was shot after leaving a restaurant near the intersection of Chalkstone Avenue and Smith Street.

He was rushed to the hospital where police say he’s in critical condition.

Both incidents are the latest in a string of violent crimes in the capital city.

This is a breaking news story, check back for updates.

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