R.I. crime lab has backlog of 400 cases

SOUTH KINGSTOWN –– After two young boys were shot on the basketball courts in Providence’s Manton Heights housing project in November, the police caught a young man carrying a gun and a grudge against the residents in Manton. But three months later, the gun found on the young man still hasn’t been examined — and the police still don’t know if he is the Manton shooter.