(Woonsocket, RI) -- The suspect charged with shooting a Woonsocket police officer last month is being declared incompetent to stand trial. The Valley Breeze reports the declaration was made for Portsmouth native Tyler Chandler on Tuesday following a mental health evaluation by the Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals. A judicial spokesperson notes incompetency rulings are not permanent and defendants are re-evaluated. Chandler remains in custody at Eleanor Slater Hospital in Cranston.
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