Man shot multiple times in Providence
Providence police said a 20-year-old man was shot early Sunday morning.
Officers responded to 66 Pembroke Ave. at about 3:18 a.m.
Police said 20-year-old Joshua Mendez was shot inside an apartment on the second floor. Police said the victim was found about a block away from the scene.
Police said Mendez was shot in the arm and the hip and that his head was grazed by a bullet. He was transported to Rhode Island Hospital.
Police said witnesses told them they saw a man wearing a white T-shirt open fire from the back door before running away.
According to a police report, officers saw what they estimated to be about 300 people leaving the area of the the apartment.
Police are officially calling the incident a felony assault.