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For Immediate Release

February 18, 2021 Steve Rowe, Supervisory Deputy United States Marshal
Middle District of Pennsylvania (717) 648-1580;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Cambria County Shooting Capture

Harrisburg, PA – Today, United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Ethan Shane Williams, a 21-year old man with past addresses in Whitehall, Pennsylvania.

On December 27, 2020, the Johnstown Police Department (Cambria County) investigated a shooting at the intersection of Cedar and Wood Streets. As a result of their investigation detectives obtained an arrest warrant charging Williams with Aggravated Assault and lesser included offenses. Attempts to find Williams were unsuccessful and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force was asked to apprehend him.

Yesterday, at about 2 p.m., members of the fugitive task force checked a home in the 300 block of South River Road in Halifax, Dauphin county and arrested Williams without incident. He was returned to Cambria County for booking and arraignment.

U.S. Marshal Martin Pane said, “The U.S. Marshals Service recognizes the importance of bringing those charged with violent crimes to justice and we give these types of cases our utmost attention. It is my hope that the community will find comfort knowing the alleged attacker will face justice.”

The USMS Fugitive Task Force in the Middle District of Pennsylvania is comprised of 20 state, county and local police agencies, including: the Harrisburg Bureau of Police; the Pennsylvania State Police; the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole; the Lower Paxton Township Police Department; the Swatara Township Police Department; the Derry Township Police Department; the Dauphin County Adult Probation Office; and the Dauphin County Work Release Center - all of whom participated in this arrest.

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