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U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests York Shooting Suspect in Scotrun, PA

For immediate release

Bobby Lenahan, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Middle District of Pennsylvania
(570) 346-7277

Scranton, PA – Today, United States Marshal William Pugh announced the arrest of Kenell Chisholm, a 34- year-old York man, wanted by the York Police Department for Attempted Homicide and by the United States Marshals Service for Supervised Release Violations.

On December 9, 2022, the York City Police Department investigated an incident involving multiple shots fired on the 400 block of E. Philadelphia St. Three individuals were shot in this incident, including a 3-year-old child. As a result of their investigation, detectives obtained an arrest warrant charging Chisholm with 3 counts of attempted homicide and related offenses. Attempts to find Chisholm were unsuccessful, and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force was asked to apprehend him.

Today at approximately 1:00 p.m., members of the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Chisholm in the 400 block of Scotrun Avenue, Scotrun, PA. Chisholm was arraigned and remanded to the Monroe County Correctional Facility to await extradition to York County.

The USMS Fugitive Task Force in the Middle District of Pennsylvania is comprised of 22 state, county, and local police agencies, including: the Pennsylvania State Police; the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole; the York City Police Department; Wilkes-Barre Police Department; the Kingston Police Department; the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office; and the Scranton Police Department – all of whom participated in this investigation.

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