Providence police to address weekend shootings, including 2nd homicide of year

Police are seen searching a car on North Main Street in Providence, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence police on Monday will address the shootings that happened over the weekend, including the capital city’s second homicide of the year.

A 25-year-old man was found shot and dead on Burnside Street early Sunday morning.

Police said they have a person in custody and that a gun was found near the scene.

Police are seen in front of a home on Burnside Street after a fatal shooting, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023. (WLNE)

Col. Oscar Perez told ABC 6 News that the home was an “after hours party house.”

The night before, a man was shot on North Main Street in front of Action Auto Parts.

Police are seen in front of Action Auto Parts on North main Street in Providence after a shooting, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2023. (WLNE)

The man, whose name wasn’t immediately released, was taken to the hospital in critical condition. As of Sunday, Perez told ABC 6 he’s stable.

Police will be holding a media briefing at 11 a.m.

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