Arrest made in Providence murder investigation

Authorities have arrested Pofinima Mabuo Gweama Jr., 29, of Pawtucket, in connection to the murder of David Long. (Police photo)

Providence police on Monday made an arrest in a murder investigation from December 26.

Authorities arrested Pofinima Mabuo Gweama Jr., 29, of Pawtucket, in connection to the murder of David Long.

Long was discovered shot inside a vehicle on Fountain Street the day after Christmas.

Police believe Long was shot during a robbery.

During the initial investigation, police told NBC 10 News that they believed the victim and shooter knew each other.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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