Harrisburg, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced
the arrest of Komar Shaqui Washington – a 41-year old Harrisburg man.
On July 24, 2019, Harrisburg police officers were dispatched to the
intersection of North Sixth and Woodbine Streets for a stabbing victim.
The victim was severely injured and immediately transported to Holy
Spirit Hospital for emergency surgery. He remains in critical condition.
On July 26, 2019, police officers obtained an arrest warrant charging
Washington with Criminal Attempt – Homicide, Aggravated Assault and
lesser included offenses for his role in this incident. Attempts to find
Washington in Harrisburg were unsuccessful and the U.S. Marshals Service
(USMS) Fugitive Task Force was asked to apprehend him.
the Fugitive Task Force investigated and learned that Washington fled to
Richmond, Virginia. Today at about 3:30 p.m., task force members
arrested Washington without incident in the 5500 block of Chaparral
Court, Richmond. He remains in the custody of Virginia officials pending
his extradition to Pennsylvania.
United States Marshal Martin J.
Pane stated, “We place a high priority on fugitive cases in which the
use of violence against victims occurs. By working with our law
enforcement partners to ensure violent offenders are brought to justice,
communities throughout Pennsylvania become safer and more secure.”
The USMS Fugitive Task Force in the Middle District of Pennsylvania
is comprised of 20 state, county and local police agencies, including:
the Pennsylvania State Police; the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and
Parole; the Harrisburg Bureau of Police, and the Dauphin County Adult
Probation Office – all of whom participated in this investigation.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency