US Marshals Arrest Erie Man Wanted for Firing Shots into Crowd in Downtown Erie
Local U.S. Marshals nab an Erie man, wanted for a shooting last week in downtown Erie.
Koran Williams, 21, is charged with attempted aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, among several other charges.
Around 2:40 last Sunday morning, April 14th, Erie police were called to the area of 11th and State St. and 11th and French St. for a shots fired call.
Police arrived to find a large group of people, nobody was hit, but officers recovered about 15 shell casings from different types of guns at the scene.
Investigators said the incident appears to have started as an argument at The Culture, a nearby establishment.
Through surveillance video, an Erie police detective was able to determine Williams was one of the alleged shooters, and put a warrant out for his arrest on April 17.
Members of the U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force spotted Williams, and conducted a traffic stop at East 28th and Elm Streets, around 9:00 this Tuesday morning.
They took Williams into custody without incident and turned him over to the Erie Police Department.
Williams was arraigned Tuesday afternoon and sent to the Erie County Prison on $75,000 bond.
Police said the investigation is ongoing, and they are looking for the other suspects involved.