BREAKING: Shooting in Downtown Providence (UPDATED)

Monday, January 09, 2017


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A midday shooting took place in Downtown Providence on Monday morning.

The shooting took place on Memorial Boulevard.  Multiple bullet shell casings lay on the median near Cappricio's. 

The bridge between Hemenway's and Cappricio's was closed off at noon on Monday, with officers on duty refusing to speak with the press.

Incident Unfolding

A Providence police source said that an off-duty cop pursued suspects to Warwick where they were apprehended.  

The victim was transported to Rhode Island Hospital. 

"I am waiting for an update from detectives but I do not believe anyone has been formally charged at this time. The victim is in the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries," said Providence Police Public Information Officer Lindsay Lague on Monday afternoon. 

Updated Monday 3:25 P.M.


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