Man shot in head, Cranston police investigating

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Cranston police are investigating a late-night shooting that sent one person to the hospital Wednesday night.

Investigators tell Eyewitness News that a Hispanic man was shot outside his home on Arcadia Avenue shortly before 11 p.m. The victim was being treated at Rhode Island Hospital for gunshot wounds to the head and hand. He was listed in stable condition early Thursday morning.

According to police, the victim was not cooperating with investigators and did not want to pursue charges. Police said Thursday afternoon the victim was not targeted, but added that the incident was not random.

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