RI State Police involved in Woonsocket shooting

North Main Street shooting aftermath in Woonsocket

A shooting involving the Rhode Island State Police in Woonsocket was the focus of an investigation on Wednesday night, according to state police Col. James Manni.

Manni also confirmed that the state’s protocol for the investigation of officer-involved shootings has been initiated. He said he had no further comment.

The state police have scheduled a news conference at 3 pm Thto provide information.

Police at the scene of the shooting on North Main Street in Woonsocket.

Police at the scene of the shooting on North Main Street in Woonsocket.

Through the evening, state police and investigators from the office of Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha processed an outdoor scene on North Main Street between West School Street and East School Street.

Tow truck operators were on the scene with expectations to remove two vehicles.

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This article originally appeared on The Providence Journal: Shooting in Woonsocket involved RI State Police

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