Police release sketch of barber shop shooter

By Dee DeQuattro


East Providence Police have released a sketch of the individual believed to be responsible for a fatal shooting inside Krazy Kuts Barber Shop on Wednesday.

The man allegedly walked into the barber shop on Pawtucket Avenue and gunned down 42-year-old Yusef A’vant in the early afternoon. A’vant was transported to the hospital and died from his injuries.

Police describe the suspect as a black male in his late thirties or early forties standing about 5’11” tall and weighing about 180 pounds. He was wearing a camouflage jacket at the time of the incident.

They believe the act was targeted.

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