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Interim Report of the Statewide Grand Jury (Reported April 26, 2021)

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Justin Chandler (age 20)
East Providence, RI
P1-2021-1222AG


On April 26, 2021, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Justin Chandler with one count of murder; one count of conspiracy to commit murder; one count of discharging a firearm while committing a crime of violence, murder; one count of assault with a dangerous weapon; one count of conspiracy to commit assault with a dangerous weapon; one count of discharging a firearm while committing a crime of violence, assault with a dangerous weapon resulting in permanent incapacity; one count of carrying a pistol without a license; one count of conspiracy to carry a pistol without a license; and one count of firing in a compact area.

The alleged acts occurred in the city of Providence at approximately 11:23 a.m. on December 4, 2020. The Providence Police Department conducted the investigation.

The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on May 5, 2021 in Providence County Superior Court.

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