UPDATE: Police identify man killed in Pawtucket officer involved shooting

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PAWTUCKET, R.I.  (WLNE) – Pawtucket Police have identified the man killed following an officer-involved shooting Friday morning.

Police said 28-year-old DaShawn Cole has died after being shot by officers on the corner of Slade Street and Newport Avenue.

A witness says he heard several shots around 6:00 a.m. Friday morning. Police confirmed with ABC6 News that this was an officer involved shooting.

Police said Cole was armed, but did not say if he fired at Police before officers on scene fired their weapons, hitting Cole as well as nearby homes.

Three officers were involved in this shooting, but were not injured.

Following the incident, Cole was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries.

The officers involved have been placed on administrative duty at this time.

Stay with ABC6 News as we work to gather more details.

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