Police: Woman dies after being shot in Providence

This is a photo of the scene on Prudence Avenue in Providence. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A woman died after being shot in Providence Monday, according to authorities.

The shooting happened at about 2 p.m. on Prudence Avenue.

Maj. David Lapatin said the woman, whose name was not immediately released, was taken to the hospital, where she later died.

Police said a person has been taken into custody, though no charges have been filed at this time.

No further information was released.

This shooting marks Providence’s first homicide of 2023.

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