UPDATE: One of Two Providence Sisters Dies After Attack
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A 17-year-old Providence girl has died after being shot in a fight that left her older sister with multiple stab wounds.
Police say Tiffany Tallo died Tuesday and her 19-year-old sister Ashley remains hospitalized after the Monday attack that began as a fight over a boyfriend.
Police Maj. Thomas F. Oates III tells the Providence Journal that 30-year-old Leron Porter has been charged in the killing. Prison records show Porter was released from federal prison April
29. Court records show he has previous state and federal convictions. It's not immediately clear whether Porter has a lawyer. Oates did not immediately return a call from The Associated Press.
Tiffany Tallo's slaying is the city's second this year, following one this weekend. Providence state Sen. Paul Jabour is calling for more police foot patrols in the Tallos' neighborhood.
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