Providence Police investigate shooting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Providence Police are investigating a Sunday evening shooting that sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries.

Around 5 p.m., multiple shots were fired at a 28-year-old motorcyclist riding along Elmwood Avenue near Cadillac Drive, according to Deputy Chief Thomas Verdi. The victim proceeded to drive toward Melrose Street, where he collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

The crime scene was blocked off to traffic for roughly two hours.

So far, no one is in custody in this targeted act of violence, according to Verdi.

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