Providence man charged with firing gun at Lincoln Woods

Lincoln Woods State Park, Lincoln, RI

LINCOLN, R.I. (WPRI) — A Providence man was arrested Wednesday and charged with firing a gun at Lincoln Woods State Park over the weekend.

Corey Johnson, 22, was arrested at 12:30 p.m. at his apartment on Pine Street, according to police.

The Department of Environmental Management reported to police that shots were fired at the park at about 6 a.m. Sunday.

Police seized two semiautomatic pistols during a search of his home.

Johnson was arraigned on a charge of firing a weapon in a compact area and released. He’s due back in court May 19.

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