PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A Providence man is facing firearms charges after gunshots were fired early Saturday morning.

According to police, officers were dispersing a crowd on Manton Avenue around 1 a.m. when they heard shots fired in the area of Curtis and Bosworth streets.

After patrolling the area, an officer found and arrested a suspect who was carrying a firearm. He was identified as Joseph Trott, 42.

Trott is charged with possession of a firearm without a license and possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a crime of violence.

Officers also seized suspected crack cocaine, marijuana and ammunition while searching Trott. Police told 12 News he is expected to face additional drug charges.