U.S. Marshals and police today arrested a man wanted on charges of shooting and possibly paralyzing a Northern Liberties resident during a robbery last week.
Christopher Easter, 20, had been sought in the Nov. 15 shooting of Kevin Neary, 29, outside the victim's apartment the 700 block of North Bodine Street.
U.S. Marshals and police found Easter about 9 a.m. today on the 1700 block of West Bristol Street in Nicetown.
When deputies arrived, however, Easter tried to escape through a second-floor window only to be surrounded by lawmen when he jumped to the ground, officials said.
Easter, who has a history of arrests for offenses including robbery and aggravated assault, now faces an attempt murder charge in the wounding of Neary.