Police arrest man connected to Valentine’s Day double shooting

Newport police share this booking photo of Duane Logan.

NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE)- The Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested a man, who is connected to the Valentine’s Day double shooting in Newport, in Warwick on Tuesday.

Newport police said that 46-year-old Duane Logan was arrested without incident at a Warwick hotel.

He was wanted for conspiracy to commit murder and is going to be arraigned in Newport District Court on Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators responded to reports of a possible shooting at the Friendly Sons of Newport at around 1 a.m. on February 14.

Two victims were immediately transported to R.I. Hospital, according to Newport Police.

Yordi Arevalo, 25-years-old, from Newport, was identified as the victim who sustained life threatening injuries and died from the shooting.

A second victim, 30-year-old Aroldo M. Noel Paniaqua, of Newport, was released with non-life threatening injuries.


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