Arrest warrant issued for suspect in Providence killing

Chaquiro Blandino

Providence police have issued an arrest warrant for a 19-year-old man indicted on a murder charge.

A grand jury handed up an indictment charging Chaquiro Blandino with one count of murder, two counts of discharging a firearm while committing a crime of violence, one count of discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle, one count of possession of a firearm without a license and one count of assault with a dangerous weapon.

Blandino is accused in the shooting death of another man on May 2 in Providence. Police said Blandino pulled up to another car and shot and killed Francis Rodriguez. A passenger was not hurt.