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27-year-old Rhode Island man killed in evening shooting after leaving work



Police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place on Saturday evening.

According to multiple reports, police responded to a reported shooting in the area of Dexter Street and Sumner Avenue in Central Falls just after 9:15 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located a Hispanic man in his late twenties suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The man was later declared dead at the scene.

The shooting did not appear to be a random act as the suspect was waiting for the victim.

Family and friends have announced that 27-year-old Emmanuel Torres Plaza was the victim killed by gunfire while walking to his car after working at a barbershop.

Those who knew him described him as a happy person with a good heart.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Central Falls Police at (401) 727-7411.

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