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New Information from the FRPD regarding the Monday Shooting Incident

SUBJECT: Shooting Update from Thomas & Pleasant Streets



The 23-year old victim who suffered one single gunshot wound has been upgraded to stable
condition and is recovering at Rhode Island Hospital.

 

The Major Crimes Division has been working
tirelessly on this investigation.

 

At this time, Detectives have several persons of interest and are working
on several leads regarding this shooting.

 


It has been determined that this event was a targeted act of violence amongst otherwise known
individuals.

 

A post impact crime team has been deployed in the Flint Neighborhood comprised of both
uniform and plain clothes officers from the Special Operations Division.

 


Due to the severity of this incident and to preserve evidence in the investigation, the Fall River
Police Department is not releasing any suspect information at this time.

 

The victim will also remain
unidentified at this time out of respect to his privacy and safety.

 


Anyone that may have information regarding this incident are asked to contact Detective Luis
Vertentes of the Major Crimes Division at 508-324-2796. Anonymous Tips are also accepted using the TIP
Line @ 508-672-TIPS(8477).
 

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