Police: Man, 20, critically injured in Providence shooting

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a 20-year-old man was shot in Providence Monday evening, according to Providence Police Commander Thomas Verdi.

The incident occurred inside an apartment on Manton Avenue around 6:15 p.m.

Verdi said the victim was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital in critical condition.

This comes just days after the city recorded its 23rd homicide this year, when a 33-year-old man was gunned down near Providence College.

It’s unclear at this time whether both incidents are connected.

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