The Latest: Suspect Dead After Shots Fired, Police Chase Near Providence Place Mall


WHAT WE KNOW NOW: A man is dead and a woman wounded, both shot by police who say the dead man is not the person who stole a Rhode Island State Police cruiser earlier Thursday. Providence Safety Commissioner Steven Paré said police are still looking for Donald Morgan, 35, in connection with the theft of the cruiser.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A man shot dead by police officers after a pursuit in downtown Providence is not the same person who stole a state police cruiser earlier in the day, Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Paré said.

The man was killed and a woman who was riding in the same white pickup truck is still at Miriam Hospital; her condition is not known, Paré said. The man’s body has been removed from the scene of the shooting by the state medical examiner.

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