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U.S. Marshals Arrest Columbus Attempted Murder Suspect

For immediate release

Daniel DeVille, Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal

Southern District of Ohio
Columbus, OH
(614) 469-5540

Columbus, OH – The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and arrested fugitive Nathaniel Evans on June 18, 2024. Nathaniel Evans was wanted by the Columbus Division of Police for allegedly shooting a male victim on April 28, 2024. Evans was charged with Attempted Murder and weapons violations in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court on May 5, 2024. SOFAST adopted the case, and discovered Evans was in the Columbus, Ohio area. This investigation led SOFAST to the 3000 Block of Armuth Ave. in Columbus where Evans was arrested hiding in an attic of a residence. He is being held at the Franklin County Jail.

“The U.S. Marshals Service and our partners at the Columbus Division of Police are committed to bringing those who commit violent crimes to justice. The ongoing collaboration and information sharing between agencies resulted in the safe and timely arrest of this alleged shooter.” - Michael D. Black, United States Marshal.

Columbus SOFAST is a fugitive-focused, U.S. Marshals Service-led task force consisting of local, state and federal authorities including the Columbus Division of Police, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Bexley Police Department, Cambridge Police Department, Capital University Police Department, Delaware County Probation Office, Groveport Police Department, Hocking County Sheriff’s Office, Lancaster Police Department, Ohio Attorney General Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal, Office of Inspector General Social Security Administration, United States Attorney’s Office, Utica Police Department, Whitehall Police Department, and Zanesville Police Department.

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