A Pawtucket, Rhode Island man who authorities say shot at a Providence nightclub as he was driving away has pleaded guilty to assault and weapons charges.
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin's office says 25-year-old Larenta Draper was sentenced Wednesday to 27 years in prison with 17 to serve.
Prosecutors say Draper fired a gun in the direction of the Aqua Lounge in April after getting into an argument inside the club. They say bullets hit a nearby food truck but no one was injured.
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Court documents say city police pursued Draper's vehicle until it crashed on state Route 10. Police say they found the weapon used in the incident in Draper's vehicle.