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Man Wanted for Attempted Murder Arrested in Hartford

For immediate release

Matthew Duffy, Supervisory Deputy/Public Information Officer

District of Connecticut Violent Fugitive Task Force
(203) 589-8953

New Haven, CT - The Connecticut U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force, Hartford Police Department, U.S. Marshals New York New/Jersey Task Force, and Connecticut State Police arrested a man wanted for attempted second-degree murder.

Christian Anderson, 19, along with a co-defendant, is alleged to have displayed firearms and fired numerous rounds at a victim in New York March 25.

Anderson was apprehended at a residence on Lisbon Street in Hartford, CT and transported to the Hartford Police Department pending extradition to New York where he will face the charges against him.

Since the inception of the U.S. Marshals – Connecticut Violent Fugitive Task Force in 1999, these partnerships have resulted in over 11,046 arrests (Updated as of 9/08/2022). The task force’s objective is to seek out and arrest violent fugitives and sexual predators. Membership agencies include Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport, Norwalk, Waterbury Police Departments and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. These arrests have ranged in seriousness from murder, assault, unregistered sex offenders, probation and parole violations and numerous other serious offenses. Nationally the United States Marshals Service fugitive programs are carried out with local law enforcement in 94 district offices, 85 local fugitive task forces, eight regional task forces, as well as a growing network of offices in foreign countries.

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