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Providence Board of Licenses shuts down Sky Lounge

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By: Dee DeQuattro

Email: ddequattro@abc6.com

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The Providence Board of Licenses temporarily shut down Sky Lounge Friday night during an emergency meeting.

It comes just hours after a man was taken into custody after allegedly shooting another man outside of Sky Lounge on Broad Street in Providence.

According to police 27-year-old Samuel Judd shot 27-year-old Justin Taylor in the shoulder around 1:30 a.m. Taylor was brought to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

After the shooting witnesses apprehended Judd and held him down until police arrived.

Judd is charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

The board will meet again to discuss the club on Monday afternoon.

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