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19-year-old man shot, killed on Providence street

July 6, 2021 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A 19-year-old man was shot by someone inside a vehicle as he walked along a Providence street and then run over by the same vehicle, city police said at a news conference Tuesday.

The victim, identified as David Lozada, was walking down Ford Street when he was shot at about 8:30 p.m. Monday, Maj. David Lapatin said.

“It was definitely a targeted event,” he said.

After Lozada was shot, the vehicle followed him and ran him over after he fell to the ground, Lapatin said.

Lozada was taken to Rhode Island Hospital by ambulance and died during surgery, according to the police.

It remains unclear if he died from the bullet wound or from being run over, police said.

The death was the city’s 11th homicide of the year.

No one has been arrested and police are reviewing surveillance video from the neighborhood.