Victim charged in home invasion
On March 29, Warwick police responded to the Cowesett Hills Apartment Complex at 3595 Post Rd. around 4 a.m. for a report of a home invasion. The residents called 911 and said multiple subjects entered the apartment and that they may have knives and guns.
Upon arrival, the officers located two victims; one victim identified as Andre Shakir, 24, of the same address; and a second victim who was also a resident. Police said Shakir had minor lacerations as a result of the disturbance but refused medical treatment. Police said they determined that drugs were the motivation for the home invasion and Shakir was subsequently arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.
Police said they determined that Shakir was the intended target of the invasion. Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact the Warwick Detectives at 468-4233.