Cops: Male shot in face in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI)– An examination is underway after a guy was shot in the face over night in Providence.

Cops reacting to Whelan Roadway around midnight for a report of a shooting discovered a guy with an inflamed hand who informed officers he thought he was grazed by a bullet. Cops state they didn’t discover a leak injury.

Officers were then notified of a 2nd victim who was shot in the face and strolled to his home for assistance. He was then transferred to Rhode Island Health Center, however his condition is unidentified.

A witness informed authorities she saw an individual in a yellow t-shirt who fired shots from the staircase behind another home on Whelan Roadway. Twelve shell cases were discovered in the location, according to authorities.

Officers later on situated the individual matching the description on Hartford Opportunity and took them to the police headquarters for questioning.

No word if any charges have actually been submitted.