UPDATE: Suspect charged after involvement in a Saturday morning shooting

By: News Staff

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) – Pawtucket Police have charged a suspect after a Saturday morning shooting that injured 2 people. 

Police say around 8 a.m officers responded to an apartment on Prospect Street for reports of a shooting.

The victims were a 29-year-old male and a 30-year-old female who suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Both were transported to the hospital.

A suspect was located at the scene and a firearm was seized.

Pawtucket Police add that the initial investigation showed the shooting appeared to have taken place inside the apartment and might have been accidental.

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The police have identified the suspect as Jose Rodriguez, age 30, of 560 Prospect street. 

Rodriguez was charged with: Firing in a compact area, Altercation of Marks of Identification on Firearm, Possession of Firearm by Person Convicted of a Crime of Violence, and 2 counts of Felony Assault. 

Rodriguez appeared before a bail commissioner Sunday morning, and will be presented to Providence District Court for a formal arraignment on Monday, March 4th, 2019 at 9:00 a

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