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DEM Investigating Incident Of Officer Discharging Weapon

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management says an incident involving an officer firing his gun is being investigated. The DEM says the officer had been struck and injured by a man on a dirt bike in the Big River Management Area in West Greenwich at around 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say a Coventry man, Austin DiPeitro, was arrested on charges including assaulting a police officer. The officer involved was reportedly taken to Kent County Hospital by ambulance.



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