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Police: One dead after Central Falls shooting

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CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) — One man is dead after he was shot in Central Falls Friday night.

According to the Central Falls Police Department, police responded to Sylvian Street around 9 p.m. after receiving reports that a person was shot.

When officers arrived on scene, they found 27-year-old Thomas Scuturio lying on the ground with gunshot wounds to the chest. 

Police said at the time, Scuturio was responsive and was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where he died of his injuries.

The incident is being investigated as a homicide.

Police ask anyone who may have witnessed the shooting to contact the Central Falls Police Department at (401) 727-7411 or through the TIPS line at (401) 727-7420.

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