Male sentenced to 25 years in jail for Providence shooting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI)– A male who cops state shot and injured another guy throughout a battle outside a Providence dining establishment in 2015 has actually been sentenced to jail.

Nashon Causey, 20, pleaded no contest to charges of attack with a hazardous weapon leading to severe physical injury resulting, discharge of a gun leading to injury, and bring a handgun without a license, according to the workplace of Rhode Island Attorney General Of The United States Peter Neronha.

He was sentenced to 45 years with 25 to serve at the ACI and the rest suspended with probation.

Neronha’s workplace stated the state was prepared to show that Causey was accountable for a shooting on Aug. 12, 2021, near the crossway of Chalkstone Opportunity and Smith Street.

According to district attorneys, Causey and another guy, Kurtis Lassiter Jr., entered an argument with a 3rd private outside a dining establishment which intensified up until Causey fired 3 chance ats the victim, who was struck it in the abdominal area.

The victim was required to Rhode Island Healthcare facility where he went through surgical treatment.

District attorneys stated the suspects ran and later on confessed to dumping the weapon in a storm drain, however cops were not able to discover it.

” In each and every case including weapon violence, there is a victim, household, enjoyed ones, and a neighborhood whose lives are permanently modified, the only variable is to what degree,” Neronha stated in a press release. “This Workplace is dedicated to looking for justice on behalf of those who have actually been damaged by weapon violence, and I think that the substantial sentence bied far by the Court today represents simply that.”

The case versus Lassiter stays pending in court.