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Nine shot in Providence, Rhode Island, three critically wounded

No arrests had been made in the shooting as of about 10pm local time.
No arrests had been made in the shooting as of about 10pm local time.
Image: 123RF/ PAUL FLEET

Nine people were wounded, three of them critical , in Providence, Rhode Island, on Thursday in an exchange of gunfire between a home and the occupants of a car, police officials said.

Col. Hugh Clements of the Providence Police Department said officers responded to emergency calls shortly before 7pm eastern standard time.

“Upon arrival we found evidence of a large amount of gunfire,” Clements said, adding that as many as five guns may have been involved and that police were “familiar with two groups involved.”

No arrests had been made in the shooting as of about 10pm local time.

Reuters


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