Chambersburg shooting suspect arrested by U.S. Marshals

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Jamal Drew Carter

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa.–A Chambersburg man was arrested Wednesday in New York  by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.

According to authorities, 34-year-old Jamar Drew Carter was wanted in the August 4 shooting of a man in Chambersburg. It happened along the 100 block of South Main Street.

Witnesses identified Carter as the shooter and he has been on the run ever since, investigators said.

Deputy marshals and fugitive task force members from the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Carter without incident at a residence in the 2100 block of Bryant Avenue, Bronx, NY.  He was turned over to the New York Police Department’s Manhattan Central Booking unit to be arraigned as a fugitive from justice pending his extradition to Pennsylvania.

Carter is charged with criminal attempted homicide and aggravated assault.