Reports reaching our news desk says that the 19-year-old man who was shot last night near Ford St has died
The reports made available through the Providence police revealed that the victim a 19-year-old man who was shot last night near Ford St has died this morning.
Providence police are investigating the city’s 11th homicide of the year.
Officials called to Ford Street around 8:30 p.m. Monday found a 19-year-old man who was shot in the stomach, according to Commander Thomas Verdi.
The victim, who has not yet been identified, told police he was shot while he was walking down the street.
He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital where he later died during surgery, according to police.
At this time, no one has been arrested and the shooting is still under investigation.
Homicide (11th YTD)-the 19 yr-old man shot last night @ 8:30 near Ford St died at RIH during surgery. Detectives are actively investigating. Anyone w/information is asked to call the PPD Detective Bureau. Continue to follow us for updates.
— Providence Police (@ProvidenceRIPD) July 6, 2021