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