Police say a person of interest in a Providence, Rhode Island, homicide is in custody after leading officers on a chase, totaling his vehicle and crashing into three others.
Maj. David Lapatin says the man was arrested following the multi-vehicle crash in Providence on Monday afternoon. He will be questioned about the slaying of 36-year-old Adalberto Martinez, who was found shot to death inside an auto body shop on Friday.
Affiliate WJAR reports the man has been identified as Hierberro Rivera.
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Lapatin says officers had been looking for a red car in connection with the homicide investigation. He says a patrol officer spotted the car and a chase ensued. The vehicle sped through an intersection crashed into three other cars.
He says the driver and his two passengers were hospitalized for non-life-threatening injuries.
Rivera is set to appear in court Tuesday to be questioned about the slaying.