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One Person Dead In Downtown Providence RI…

It’s going down in Providence RI, where multiple people have been shot…

According to NBC 10:

A law enforcement source told the NBC 10 News I-Team that one person was killed and another was wounded during a shoot-out with Providence police and Rhode Island State Police on Thursday.
The shooting was related to the earlier search for someone who stole a Rhode Island State Police cruiser on Route 146. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) — A law enforcement source told the NBC 10 News I-Team that one person was killed and another was wounded during a shoot-out with Providence police and Rhode Island State Police on Thursday.
The shooting was related to the earlier search for someone who stole a Rhode Island State Police cruiser on Route 146.

A trooper was transporting a suspect stopped at an accident scene in Providence. The suspect somehow got into the driver’s seat of cruiser and took off.
The cruiser was later found ditched near Potters Avenue in South Providence.
Police received a description of the suspect driving a pickup truck and began a pursuit.
Officers chased the truck from Union Avenue to Interstate 95.
The suspect stopped in downtown Providence, and police fired multiple shots.

When asked for more details, spokeswoman Laura Kirk said in an email “that’s all the info we’re giving out at this time.”

Police are still looking for the thief.

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