Police identify shooting victim, bar closure pending

By: The Associated Press


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Police have identified the man shot near a Providence bar last weekend.              

Authorities said Tuesday that 22-year-old Wigberto Tejada was shot as he exited Out27 Sports Bar and Grill in the city’s West End on Sunday morning.              

There was no word any arrests and the shooting is still under investigation.              

Police say the victim was found in the parking lot.              

The bar voluntarily closed and during an emergency hearing on Monday, the city Board of Licenses ordered Out27 to close pending a hearing scheduled for Thursday.

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