BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have identified the suspect who allegedly shot a Baltimore police officer in Federal Hill Tuesday night as 28-year-old Antonio Oliver Janifer.
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Police announce the arrest warrant got Antonio Oliver Janifer, 28, in connection to the police officer shooting and carjacking in Federal Hill Tuesday night. pic.twitter.com/zcPKX47Wlk
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Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said Janifer is believed to be armed and dangerous.
“He has a history of violence and is a repeat violent offender who should have never been out on the streets of Baltimore,” the commissioner said.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed In Fourth Of July Shooting In Southeast Baltimore, Police Say
Anyone with information on Janifer’s whereabouts is asked to contact police immediately.