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Suspect in Presque Isle shooting arrested after six days

Suspect Jason Alexander was arrested Sunday, Sept. 9, six days after the shooting of a man in Presque Isle.

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The third suspect in a shooting in Presque Isle that left one man injured was arrested six days after the shooting. 

Jason Alexander arrested by Aroostook County Sheriff’s Deputies on Sunday, Sept. 15 around 10 p.m. after Deputies received a tip four hours earlier. 

Authorities say the 44-year-old was hiding at a home in Blaine. Alexander was the last of three suspects that authorities arrested in connection to a shooting on Sept. 9.

RELATED: Gunman at large in northern Maine; Presque Isle communities on lockdown

Presque Isle Police say they received a call around 6 a.m. on Monday from a man who said he "had been shot and was dying."

Presque Isle Police and the fire ambulance found the man at a home on Northern Road and brought him to A.R. Gould Hospital. The man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.

Police spent much of the day searching for a shooter near the Presque Isle International Airport. 

RELATED: 1 arrested, another still at large in Presque Isle shooting

Local businesses, schools, and universities closed for the day.

Nearly 24 hours after the shooting Maine State Police has arrested Jomo White, 31, was arrested Tuesday morning, police said. 

Credit: via Maine State Police
L-R: Jomo White, 31, of Atlanta, Ga.; Jason Alexander, 44, of Blaine, Maine