Police arrest 2 in connection to shooting

August 11, 2018

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island have arrested two people in connection to a shooting that injured a man.

The shooting took place around Friday afternoon in East Providence. Police arrested two male suspects, ages 20 and 21, near the scene.

WPRI-TV reports a 28-year-old male victim had already been taken to the hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening by the time first responders arrived.

Police are not identifying the suspects, but say they face several charges, including robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing, and there may be more arrests connected to the shooting.

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