Westerly, Rhode Island shooting at apartment complex leaves 3 injured, officials say


Westerly, Rhode Island shooting at apartment complex leaves 3 injured, officials say

Spokeswoman Kristina Murray told CNN that the shooting took place at Babcock Village apartments, a three-story affordable housing complex.

Rhode Island State Police have sent a tactical team to the scene, Murray said. Both local and state law enforcement are responding to the shooting situation, state officials told CNN.

Nearby Charlestown Police Department has sent officers to assist, according to Lt. Phillip Gingerella. Connecticut State Police are also covering the border in Connecticut and the Town of Stonington, which is next to Westerly, according to State Police spokeswoman Christine Jeltema.

Westerly Public Schools said all schools are locked down until further notice. Westerly, a beachside town in southwestern Rhode Island, has a population of about 23,000 people.


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