Suspects sought following double shooting in Providence

Photo by Jim Hughes

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway on Point Street in Providence after two people were shot Wednesday night.

Police said the victims were shot multiple times at about 8:45 p.m. near the Omni Apartments, and were transported to Rhode Island Hospital in stable condition.

Eyewitnesses told police the victims were sitting on the front steps of a residence when the suspects walked up to them and started shooting.

It’s unclear at this point if there was one shooter or multiple shooters as police continue to investigate.


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