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Man wounded in East Providence shooting

Man wounded in East Providence shooting

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — East Providence police are investigating a broad daylight shooting that injured a man near some ball fields and a playground.

Officers were first called to a fight at John Street and McCausland Avenue shortly after 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Gunfire was reported there minutes later.

Police say a man in his 20s was sitting in a parked car when he was shot.

The victim was taken to Rhode Island Hospital. His name and condition haven't been released.

No arrests have been announced.

Police searched the park and surrounding area for evidence.

Image: Shutterstock/carl ballou

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