Two people hospitalized after drive-by shooting in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Police in Providence are investigating after a man and a woman were shot on Manton Avenue.

Providence police say a 34-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman were sitting at a stop sign in their vehicle late Thursday night when another driver pulled up next to them and started firing several gunshots.

According to a police report, a nearby homeowners surveillance camera captured a newer model Chrysler 300 pull up next to the driver side window, then moments later both vehicles take off.

The victims flagged down police, telling them they had been shot. The report says the man was hit in the hand and arm and the woman was also shot. Both were rushed to the hospital and are expected to survive.

Authorities say they believe the two were targeted in the shooting. Police are still searching for a suspect.