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Providence Police respond to ER for man shot

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Dee DeQuattro

A man walked into the emergency room of Rhode Island Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest early Thursday morning.

Police responded to the ER around 1:15 a.m. The man told police he was shot near St. Charles Church at Cranston and Dexter streets in Providence.

The individual says he was attempting to purchase marijuana when the individual that he arranged to meet pointed a silver handgun into the vehicle. The victim attempted to grab the hand gun and was shot.

It is unclear if there is any suspect in custody.

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