Man dead, teen sister injured in Providence shooting

Friends of the victim and killer in a murder on Wendell Street meet by chance.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A Providence man is dead and his teenage sister is injured following a shooting on Wendell Street, city police confirm.

Col. Hugh Clements said a 20 year-old Providence man, identified as Davin Taylor was shot to death while sitting in his car at about 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday.

His 15-year-old sister, Destiny –  who was sitting next to him in the vehicle – was also struck by gunfire and transported to Rhode Island Hospital. The girl’s condition is unknown but Major David Lapatin said she was in surgery at 6 p.m.

Lapatin said another vehicle drove by the parked car and opened fire, killing the driver.

Clements said no one has been arrested in the shooting.

Target 12 Investigator Tim White contributed to this report.

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