Elijah Soto, of Cato Avenue charged in shooting death of Jovani L. Velez of Cumberland

Elijah Soto, of Cato Avenue has been charged in connection with the Pawtucket shooting death of Elijah Soto. The shooting happened in January on Carnation Street.

Elijah Soto, of Cato Avenue, was charged in District Court in Providence with first-degree murder, conspiracy, using a handgun while conducting a violent crime, and carrying a pistol without a license, according to police.

He was being imprisoned at the Adult Correctional Institutions without bail.

According to authorities, Jovani L. Velez, 28, of Cumberland, died after being shot at the junction of Carnation Street and Broadway on the evening of Jan. 30.

He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital by first responders, where he was subsequently declared dead.

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