LITCHFIELD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - State police say that a man accused of shooting nine people in New York City was caught in Maine Sunday morning.
25-year-old Parris Peterson-Lloyd, of the Bronx was arrested early Sunday morning along the Maine Turnpike. Police say He is a suspect in the shooting that took place on June 30 in the Flatbush section of the city, that wounded nine people.
The car that Peterson-Lloyd was in was stopped for speeding in Litchfield. Police say a second man was also taken into custody for refusing to give his name. That man is identified as Tyrone Sanders, 24, also from the Bronx.
Both men have been held at the Kennebec County Jail. Sanders is not wanted in connection with the shooting.
State Police say Peterson-Lloyd waived extradition today and arrangements are being made to return him to New York.
Detectives from NYPD arrived in Maine yesterday to begin processing the paperwork to return Peterson-Lloyd to New York following his appearance in an Augusta courtroom Tuesday morning. Both men and an unidentified woman, who was driving the car, were traveling to Augusta when their vehicle was stopped by the Trooper, just after midnight on Sunday morning.