Providence

Man Arrested After Standoff in Providence

The gunman was taken into custody without incident, police said

WJAR-TV

A neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island, was asked to shelter in place Wednesday afternoon as police negotiated with an armed man barricaded inside a house.

The Providence Police Department asked people around Ledge Street near Charles Street to stay in place during the standoff.

The man, who had guns inside, was arrested later in the day, NBC affiliate WJAR reported. He was identified as Elliot Britto, 31, and he was taken into custody without incident, police said.

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