Rhode Island

Providence Police Investigate City's First Homicide of Year

Last year, the city's first homicide of the year did not occur until late March.

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Police are investigating Providence's first homicide of the year.

A man was brought to Rhode Island Hospital with a gunshot wound at about 8 a.m. Sunday and was later pronounced dead, Maj. David Lapatin said. The victim's name has not been made public by police.

Investigators are trying to determine exactly where the shooting took place, he said.

No other information was released.

Last year, the city's first homicide of the year did not occur until late March.

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