Providence police investigating Elmwood Ave. shooting

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A man was shot in Roger Williams park Saturday around 4:30pm after an altercation over a dirt bike.

The victim, 25-year-old Marvin Novegil, suffered a non-life threatening injury when he was shot in the leg.

Marvin and his brother Christopher Novegil came across the suspect on Marvin’s stolen bike in the park’s casino area.

When they confronted the man, police said he started shooting at the Novegil brothers.

The suspect is identified as a Hispanic male with tattoos, wearing a white tank top, cargo shorts, and a gold watch.

The suspect fled the scene of the crime on foot and he is still on the loose.

Detectives are investigating.

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