Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting

September 7, 2018

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island are investigating an officer involved shooting that left a suspect dead.

Pawtucket police say no officers were injured in the shooting that occurred just after 6 a.m. Friday. The male suspect was taken to a hospital with injuries, but police later announce he had died.

That person’s name was not immediately released.

A stretch of Newport Avenue in Pawtucket was closed Friday morning.

One witness reported hearing six or seven gunshots,

The Rhode Island State Police and the attorney general’s office are also at the scene assisting in the investigation

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