Weekend shooting victim dies, 20th homicide of year in Providence

Police say the second victim was released from the hospital.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Providence police confirm one of the two victims from a shooting this weekend in Providence has died.

Officials say the 21-year-old, identified as Niberto Diaz of Providence, died on Monday.

Investigators say the second victim, 29-year-old Samuel Corcoran also of Providence, survived and has been released from Rhode Island Hospital. Officials will not say whether or not Corcoran is cooperating with police.

This is the 20th homicide of the year in the city. Police say no firearms have been recovered yet in this investigation.

This is an ongoing investigation, check back for more details.

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