The Providence City Council called the meeting for late Tuesday afternoon after a spate of fatal shootings and stabbings, including a deadly double shooting last weekend. WPRO will stream the meeting on http://www.997wpro.com Tuesday evening.
Two Massachusetts men were killed when gunfire erupted outside a nightclub Saturday, and three people were shot and wounded at a home on Sunday. Then, on Monday, a man was seriously injured in a stabbing.
Mayor Jorge Elorza, Gov. Dan McKee, Public Safety Commissioner Steven Paré and Police Chief Hugh Clements are among officials joining Tuesday’s meeting.