Man stabbed in Providence, shot in Cranston

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence and Cranston police have a joint investigation after a man was shot and stabbed Wednesday night.

Cranston Police Maj. Todd Patalano said it is believed the man was stabbed in Providence and then shot in Cranston.

The man, whose name wasn’t immediately released, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for his injuries with the extent of those unknown at this time.

Patalano said both the man and the suspect knew each other and that it is an isolated incident and are not connected to previous incidents in the area.

Officers from both Providence and Cranston setup a perimeter along Dyer Street and Prudence Avenue along the city line.


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