Police ID victims in Providence’s latest double shooting

Photo by Corey Welch
Providence police at the scene of a double shooting on Robin Street on June 12, 2017


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Two people were rushed to Rhode Island Hospital after a shooting late Monday night in Providence.

Police said the victims – identified as Mike Irons, 47, of Providence and Ramon Harris, 33, of Cranston – were found with gunshot wounds on Robin Street, between Harvest Street and Regent Avenue.

Police told Eyewitness News Irons was shot several times in the stomach and Harris was shot at least one time in the head and was taken into surgery. Both men are expected to survive, police said.

Police said the two men were sitting in a red car when a suspect or suspects approached the vehicle on foot and began shooting. Eyewitness News saw the red car riddled with bullet holes at the scene.

As of Tuesday morning, police said no arrests had been made and they did not have a suspect description.