Providence PD investigating 3rd homicide of 2017 after shooting victim dies

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — More than a week after a shooting on Broad Street in Providence, the victim has died, police confirmed Friday.

According to a department spokeswoman, Matthew Scott Muirhead, 34, was pronounced dead at Rhode Island Hospital 6 p.m. Thursday.

We’re told the shooting happened June 11 on Broad and Sumter Streets.

Police said the investigation into what is now the city’s third homicide of 2017 is ongoing.


Eyewitness News will continue to gather information on this case and will update this story throughout the day on and on Eyewitness News on WPRI 12.