Providence man shot, suspect faces charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A Providence man was shot inside his apartment unit early Friday morning, police confirmed to Eyewitness News.

According to Providence Police Lt. George Smith, a male victim was shot once and transported to Rhode Island Hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

Dennis Quinlan, 37, is facing charges including assault with a dangerous weapon in connection to the shooting.

Lt. Smith said the shooting happened just after 6 a.m. Friday inside a second-floor apartment building on Whitney Street. Police said it was an altercation between two tenants from two different apartments inside the building that led to the shooting.

The suspect is expected to be arraigned Friday afternoon.


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