Three arrested for Dec. 1 shooting in Pawtucket

Three arrested for Dec. 1 shooting in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – Police have arrested three people in connection to a shooting at 2 Benefit St. on Dec. 1.

A month-long investigation by the Pawtucket Police Department Detective Division, with help from the Narcotics Division, led to arrest warrants for the three individuals. According to a press release:

• James Dent, pictured at right, of 31 Benefit St., Pawtucket, was arrested and charged with felony assault, conspiracy to commit felony assault and use of a firearm while committing a crime of violence.

• Delzen Vicente, of 59 John St., Pawtucket, was arrested and charged with felony assault, conspiracy to commit felony assault and use of a firearm while committing a crime of violence.

• The third person accused of having involvement in the shooting is a juvenile and was not identified by police.

The victim of the shooting was treated for his injuries at Rhode Island Hospital and later released.


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