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For Immediate Release

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October 04, 2011 Eastern District of California
Deputy Frank Newsom (916) 417-0239
Shooting Suspect Arrested Hiding at Mothers House
Sacramento, CA – U.S. Marshal Albert Najera of the Eastern District of California announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service arrested 38 year old Steven Embrey in Sacramento, Embrey was wanted for attempted murder in Oakland, CA.

On July 22nd 2011, Embrey allegedly shot a 29 year old male, severely wounding him, during a robbery in the 2300 block of San Pablo Street in Oakland. Embrey then attempted to rob another individual a short distance away but ended up in a gun fight with that individual and fled the scene. Shortly thereafter Officers found Embrey severely injured after wrecking his vehicle. He was found wearing a bulletproof vest and in possession of a .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun. Embrey was not arrested at the time of the incident and later fled Oakland after being released from the hospital.

A warrant for attempted murder was issued and Oakland P.D. coordinated with the U.S. Marshals Service to help locate Embrey. Investigators were able to track Embrey to his mother’s residence in the 7600 block of 25th Street in Sacramento. Early this morning members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and California Highway Patrol K-9 units served a search warrant at the residence and found Embrey who was taken into custody without incident. Embrey is believed to be involved in multiple shootings throughout Oakland. Embrey was then transported back to Oakland for questioning.

The Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force is a U.S. Marshals-sponsored partnership comprised of investigators from federal, state, and local agencies.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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