Arrested for drugs, wanted for shooting

By Matt Hicks

Arrested for drugs, wanted for shooting

April 16, 2013 Updated Apr 17, 2013 at 10:43 AM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Binghamton man arrested during a drug search Monday is found to be wanted for a shooting in Connecticut.

According to investigators with the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force, Jamell J. Fisher, 29, was one of three arrested after a narcotics search warrant was executed at his 15 Williams St. apartment. But his initial arrest report carried a false name -- Jamell S. Shannon.

Once police confirmed his true identity, they found he was wanted out of the state of Connecticut for a shooting back in October 2011.

Fisher was initially charged with:

- criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony;

- criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree, a class C felony;

- criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree, a class A midemeanor;

- unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

The additional charges he now faces are:

- assault in the first degree;

- criminal possession of a firearm;

- criminal use of a firearm;

- unlawful discharge of a firearm;

- reckless endangerment in the first degree;

- commission of a class A, B, C felony;

- fugitive from justice;

- false personation;

- forgery.

Fisher was arraigned in city of Binghamton Court and taken to the Broome County Jail.

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