Pawtucket police investigate 2 overnight shootings


PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE)- Detectives in Pawtucket are investigating two early morning shooting incidents in the City.

According to the Pawtucket Police Department, the first shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. in the area of Newport Avenue and Benefit Street.

The second incident happened on Flint Street.

Police said a 23-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Trevor Lefebvre at (401)-727-9100 ext. 700 or or Detective Ethan Barrett at (401)-727-9100 ext. 758 or

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