33-year-old dies following Woonsocket shooting

WOONSOCKET, R.I (WLNE) – Woonsocket police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Wednesday morning.

According to the department, reported gunshots occurred in the area outside of 156 Logee Street just after midnight.

Upon arrival, officers located a 33-year-old man behind the nearby address, suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man, identified as Percy Standifer, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital and underwent emergency surgery.

Police say Standifer succumbed to his injuries on Thursday night and an autopsy is pending.

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