Providence PD identify victim in Broad Street cafe shooting, the city’s 19th homicide of the year

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Providence Police have identified the victim in the city’s 19th homicide of the year as Jorge Garcia of Providence.

This shooting happened Saturday morning inside of Roque’s Café Restaurant on Broad Street at around 9 a.m.

Garcia was taken to Rhode Island Hospital where he later died.

Major David Lapatin said that there is a very good chance that the incident was targeted. This investigation remains ongoing.

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