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Teen shot at Providence cookout

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Dee DeQuattro


A 14-year-old boy was shot at a Providence cookout on Sunday evening.

Around 5:20 p.m. police responded to 884 Plainfield Street where a man had shown up with a gun to a cookout and opened fire.

The 14-year-old was shot once in the leg and transported to Hasbro Children's Hospital to be treated. The injury was serious but not life threatening.

Police suspect the incident to be gang related and do not yet have a suspect in custody. The male suspect fled the scene in a vehicle that police say had at least one other passenger.

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