BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Antonio Janifer was arrested in Prince George’s County Monday night and charged in the May 26 shooting of Baltimore Police officer Joshua Jackson.

Jackson was shot during a pursuit through the city that ended in Federal Hill. Jackson attempted to stop a vehicle at Light and Pratt streets when he was shot.

Jackson was taken to Shock Trauma where he was treated and released for a non life-threatening injury.

Antonio Oliver Janifer. Credit: Baltimore Police

Janifer, 28, of the the 3000 block of West North Avenue, was identified as the suspect.


On June 1, members of the warrant apprehension task force as well as the U.S. Marshals office arrested Janifer around 8:20 p.m. without incident.

He was taken to Central Booking, where he’s been charged with first- and second-degree attempted murder.

Janifer is currently waiting to see a court commissioner.


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