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Man Shot With Baby in Back Seat of Car

It happened on Chalkstone Ave. in Providence, RI



    Man Shot With Baby in Back Seat of Car

    A man was shot several times as his 1-year-old daughter sat in the back seat of the car, police in Providence, Rhode Island said.

    Witnesses told police the man was getting into his rental car outside a barber shop on Chalkstone Avenue at about 8 p.m. Saturday when the car was fired upon by someone in another vehicle.

    Police say the child was not hurt, although some of the gun shots hit the back seat.

    Her 34-year-old father was shot three times in the leg but the injuries were not life threatening. Police say he was not cooperating with the investigation.

    Six shell casings were found on the ground, and there were several bullet holes in the car. A nearby home was also hit.

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