Police: 17-year-old shot in Providence

This is a file image of a Providence police cruiser. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Police are investigating after a teenager was shot Saturday night.

Providence police said they responded to Salmon and Richland streets just after 10:30 p.m. Saturday for a shooting.

Investigators said a 17-year-old boy was shot. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital.

The victim’s condition is unknown. The shooting is under investigation by detectives.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated with more information when it becomes available. 


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