Victim dead in East Providence shooting


EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police confirmed just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, the victim in the shooting at a city hair salon earlier in the day has died.

Chief Christopher Parella announced a 42-year-old, African American male was shot dead approximately three hours earlier at the Krazy Kuts location on Pawtucket Avenue.

The name and residence of the deceased was not immediately released, but The Post has confirmed the victim is Yusef Avant, whose listed address online was the 2402 Pawtucket Ave. location of the Krazy Kuts business.

The suspect in the shooting remains at large.


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