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19-year-old woman shot, killed in Pawtucket

May 17, 2021 GMT

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A 19-year-old woman has been shot and killed in Pawtucket, police said.

Officers found the victim when they responded to a report of shots fired at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, police said in a statement.

She was taken to the hospital, where she later died, police died in an updated statement on Monday.

The woman’s name was not made public and there was no word on any arrests. No other details were released.

It was the second fatal shooting of the weekend in the city. A 20-year-old man was killed in a drive-by on Saturday afternoon.

The victim has been identified as Leonardo Tavares and police say he was targeted. No arrests have been announced in that shooting either.

It’s unclear if the shootings are connected.