PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Police say nine people were hit during a shootout in Providence late Thursday afternoon–three of them critically.
The crime scene is on Carolina Avenue in the city’s Washington Park neighborhood.
Police said in a news conference the shooting was “targeted” and between “two sets of groups they are familiar with.” Adding, “four of five” firearms were used.
Providence Police: 9 people shot on Carolina Ave. 3 seriously injured possibly critical. 4-5 guns involved. the incident is not random and people were targeted. There was return fire. 📽️ @NBC10 pic.twitter.com/wqAOT1iHEt
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It was not immediately clear if any suspects were in custody.
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