The Associated Press
TORONTO (CP) -- A fugitive wanted by U.S. authorities in connection
with the 1969 shooting of a police officer is in custody after being
arrested Tuesday in Toronto, the Immigration Task Force said
Joseph Pannell, 55, is wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation
in Chicago for the attempted murder of a Chicago police officer which
left the victim paralysed 30 years ago, the task force said in a
The task force arrested Pannell and took him into custody on Tuesday
at a Toronto location where authorities believed he was working under
an assumed name.
Pannell, who is from the U.S., is facing possible extradition but
remains in custody, the statement said.
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The task force comprises members from the Royal Canadian Mounted
Police, Canada Border Services Agency and Provincial Repeat Offenders
Parole Enforcement, members from the Ontario