UPDATE: 24-year-old Providence man fatally shot in Providence - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

UPDATE: 24-year-old Providence man fatally shot in Providence

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By Gilannie Pangburn

gpangburn@abc6.com

Twitter: @gilanniej05

Officials say a male with gunshot wounds was dropped off at the Providence police department where he was then transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead shortly after.

The victim was later identified as Nelson Sanchez, 24, of Providence.

Providence police officers were searching the area of Atwells ave and Putnam street trying to piece together where the shooting occurred. The shooting remains under investigation.

This marks the City's first murder of the year.

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