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Manchester man charged over shooting in Rhode Island


BRISTOL, R.I. — A New Hampshire man was arrested by police in Rhode Island after allegedly shooting another man during a “melee” among gang members Sunday during a Memorial Day weekend cookout, Rhode Island State Police said.

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Lang Bounama Lek, 24, of Manchester, N.H., was stabbed in the stomach during “a violent altercation between several Blood gang members who were attending a Memorial Day cookout,” police said in a release. He was treated in a Rhode Island hospital for his wounds.
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State police Capt. Kevin O’Brien said Lek is accused of shooting a Massachusetts man, Jordan Lyttle, 23, who was treated in a Rhode Island hospital for gunshot wounds to the stomach, forearm and groin.
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After being stabbed, Lek tried to drive away, but was stopped by a Portsmouth, R.I., officer on the Sakonnet River Bridge. A loaded 9 mm handgun was found on his car’s passenger seat floor, the release said.
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Lek was charged with assault, firing a weapon in a compact area, firearm possession and firearm possession without a permit.
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