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New York fugitive captured in Long Co.

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LONG CO., GA (WTOC) -

On Tuesday, an Albany, New York man wanted for attempted murder by the Albany, New York Police Department was arrested by the United States Marshals Service, Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Long County Sheriff's Department.

Ryan Gunn, 26, was wanted by the Albany, New York Police Department for attempted murder in connection with a shooting incident that took place on Nov. 12. The Albany, New York Police Department requested assistance from the United States Marshals Service Albany office of the Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force. The NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force then gathered information that Gunn was possibly in the Long Co./Ludowici area.

On Nov. 19, the case was forwarded to the U.S. Marshals Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. The Savannah Task Force then began an immediate investigation with the assistance of the Long Co. Sheriff's Department. The Task Force found that 273 Forest Ln. in Long Co. could be a possible address where Gunn was hiding.

Authorities conducted surveillance at the address in the early morning hours of Nov. 20. Officers followed a man who left the house around 8 a.m. to Fort Stewart. Task Force members, Army CID and Military Police stopped the subject. Authorities interviewed the subject and it was revealed that Gunn was at the house. Task Force members and Long Co. sheriff's deputies went to the house and found Gunn inside. He was arrested without incident. Gunn is awaiting extradition back to Albany, New York.

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