MASTIC BEACH - A reputed gang member wanted for a North Carolina shooting has been arrested on Long Island.

Suffolk police say 26-year-old Shaki Darrell Jones was arrested Friday night in Mastic Beach.

Investigators were acting on a tip that Jones had fled to Mastic Beach following an April 1 shooting in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Jones was wanted for six counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill in connection with the April shooting.

Police said Jones and two other men fired into several cars. Two people were injured.

According to investigators, Jones is a member of the Nine Trey Gangstas, a Bloods street gang.


AP wire services contributed to this report.