WORLD 3 injured in 'active shooting' in US Rhode Island

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3 injured in 'active shooting' in US Rhode Island

Xinhua

02:52, December 20, 2019

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WASHINGTON (Xinhua) -- Three people were injured on Thursday in an "active shooting situation" in Westerly, eastern US state of Rhode Island, the authorities said.

The shooting took place at a senior living complex, the Babcock Village apartments, Kristina Murray, a state Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman, told CNN.

Rhode Island State Police have sent a tactical team to the scene, Murray said.

Westerly Public Schools said all schools are locked down until further notice.

Westerly is a beachside town with a population of some 23,000 in Rhode Island.


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