Police: North Kingstown shots fired incident may be gang-related

South County

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) ─ Police are investigating a shots fired incident in North Kingstown that shut down a portion of Route 1 Friday evening, according to Rhode Island State Police.

The incident took place in the area of Frenchtown Road near Stop & Shop and Ace Hardware.

Investigators learned that two men, ages 19 and 20, were inside their vehicle when they were shot at by the passenger inside of a silver or light blue minivan.

Police tell Eyewitness News no one was hurt and the incident appears to be gang-related.

No one is in custody at this time and the incident remains under investigation.

This story has been corrected to reflect that no one is in custody at this time. Police originally told Eyewitness News at least one person was in custody.

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