Arrest made in Presque Isle shooting

Published: Sep. 10, 2019 at 1:46 PM EDT
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Jomo White was arrested this morning in Presque Isle after he was located at a local residence. White was arrested without incident and transported to Presque Isle PD.

Presque Isle PD is still requesting the publics assistance with locating Jason Alexander, age 44 of Blaine. Anyone with information on a location on Alexander is encouraged to call Presque Isle Police Dept. at 764-4476, Maine State Police at 532-5400 or Aroostook Crimestoppers at (800) 638-8477. A tip that leads to locating and the arrest of Alexander will be eligible for a $500 reward.

Anyone found to have assisted Alexander in evading arrest will be subject to prosecution.

At approximately 5:47 a.m., a man called 911 reporting that he’d been shot on Northern Road in Presque Isle.

Officers arrived on scene and began administering first aid to the victim until the Presque Isle Fire and Ambulance arrived. The victim was taken to A.R. Gould hospital where he underwent surgery and was later life-flighted to Northern Maine Light Health in Bangor where he remains in critical condition.

The Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit was notified due to the seriousness of the injuries and possible loss of life. MSP, PIPD and the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office remain in the area this evening and will continue with the investigation. Also assisting in the investigation are Agents from Maine Drug Enforcement. The crime scene is currently being processed by the State Police ERT.

Although many schools and businesses were closed or locked down today, police are considering this an isolated incident and believe the victim and shooter(s) knew each other. The public is asked to remain vigilant, but go about their normal daily routines.

The remaining suspect is Jason Alexander, 44, white male, 5’9, 220, brown hair, blue eyes, last known address Blaine, ME.

Both men should be considered armed and dangerous. If anyone sees either of these two men, please call the Maine State Police at 532-5400, Presque Isle PD at 764-4476, or Aroostook County CRIME STOPPERS at (800) 638-8477. CRIME STOPPERS is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of these two suspects. Anyone found to have aided either of these men in evading arrest will be subject to prosecution.

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