One dead in Randall Street shooting

Pawtucket Shooting

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE)- A man was shot and killed in Pawtucket on Saturday afternoon, according to a Pawtucket City Councilwoman

Police have since identified the victim as 20-year-old Leonardo Tavares.

Heavy police presence was first reported on Randall St. just 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Police say that officers arrived on the scene to find Tavares in his car with several gunshot wounds.

Tavares was transported to Rhode Island Hospital, where he later died.

Police believe the shooting was targeted and are still looking to find the shooter.

This is a developing story, more details will be added as they become available.

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