Providence police release radio recordings of Thursday shooting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Providence Police have released multiple radio recordings from an officer-involved shooting last week, shedding new light on the minutes before a man was killed and a woman was injured by a barrage of bullets fired by multiple officers.

Nine Providence Police officers and Rhode Island State Police troopers fired more than 40 shots into a white pickup truck on the I-95 North on-ramp by the Providence Place mall Nov. 9, killing 32-year-old Joseph Santos and injuring 37-year-old Christine Demers.

Santos led multiple police officers on a chase that started on Route 10 and ended at the on-ramp from Memorial Boulevard to I-95 North adjacent to the mall.

You can listen to all of the recordings below.

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