Three Providence police officers shot during drug bust

PROVIDENCE—Three Providence Police Department officers were shot during a drug bust on Monday night, NBC 10 reported.

The incident happened on Hollis Street in the city’s West End at about 7 p.m.

NBC 10 reported that the suspect was taken into custody and is currently being treated at the hospital for injuries sustained during the arrest.

Two of the officers were shot in the legs while the third was grazed on his arm. Officials say the officers were taken to Rhode Island Hospital where they will be treated and released tonight.


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