Newsday: Possible MS-13 gang link to Central Islip shootings

Rosales' attorney says his client was not involved and has no gang affiliations.

Rosales' attorney says his client was not involved and has no gang affiliations. (5/31/13)

CENTRAL ISLIP - There are new reports that could link the MS-13 gang to two of the three fatal Central Islip shootings this past week.

Newsday says that bullets recovered from the killings of 21-year-old Derrick Mayes and 21-year-old Keenan Russell match those recovered from other crimes involving MS-13.

They say that two of the three shootings this past week may have been part of a gang initiation.

Suffolk police have not yet confirmed the gang link. They say the shootings are being actively investigated and detectives are following all leads.

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