Lawyer: Man fatally shot at Providence housing complex just attended arraignment for slaying


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PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — A man who was fatally shot at Providence housing complex had just attended the arraignment of a suspect in a July killing that police believed was gang-related.

The Providence Journal reports ( ) that Terry Robinson was in the packed courtroom Wednesday as Justice "JD" Andrade pleaded not guilty to murder in a July 19 shooting death. He was seated with Andrade's 20-year-old brother, Delacey.

Judy Crowell, Andrade's lawyer says the two men were shot minutes later at as they got out of a car at the housing complex.

She said people should be able to come to court and not be afraid of a shooting.

Providence Maj. David Lapatin declined to comment Thursday. He says police have suspects.

Andrade was listed in good condition Thursday night at Rhode Island Hospital.

Information from: The Providence Journal,

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