By: Rachael Perry

Email: rperry@abc6.com

Twitter: @RachaelABC6

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A male is in critical condition after being shot twice in the back Monday evening. 

Providence Police told ABC6 News a male, believed to be around 25 years of age, was shot in the area of Lancashire and Douglas Ave around 6:30 p.m. 

At this time a suspect is in custody and talking with detectives, police said.

The victim was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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