The Latest on a sentencing hearing for a man who attacked a Maryland police station before an officer shot and killed an undercover detective
The Maryland man who opened fire on a Prince George’s County police station in March 2016, leading to the deadly friendly-fire shooting of an undercover detective, has been sentenced Thursday to 195 years in prison.
Michael Ford, the man who was charged in the friendly-fire shooting death of Prince George’s County detective Jacai Colson in 2016, has been found guilty of second-degree murder by a jury Friday.
A jury will decide if Michael Ford is guilty of murder in the friendly-fire shooting death of Prince George’s County police detective Jacai Colson in March 2016. Ford is charged with second-degree murder and other offenses.
Michael Ford, the only defense witness at his trial, said he never saw Prince George’s County detective Jacai Colson before a fellow officer mistakenly shot the plainclothes narcotics detective.
Officer Taylor Krauss testified Monday at a trial for Michael Ford that he mistakenly shot an undercover detective because he thought he was firing at a gunman attacking a Maryland police station.
On Day Two of the murder trial for Michael Ford, a Prince George’s County police officer who helped take down a gunman outside a police station testified about the chaotic events that led up to a narcotics detective’s death in 2016.
Michael Ford’s two brothers filmed the attack with their cellphones after driving him to the station. Their videos hadn’t been made public before prosecutors showed the footage to jurors.
The family of Jacai Colson, who was killed by a fellow officer during a 2016 ambush in Prince George’s County, has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit, contending that Colson died trying to identify himself as police during the shootout.
Three brothers have been indicted in connection with the fatal shooting of a Prince George’s County police officer.
A judge has found probable cause to charge three brothers with second-degree murder and other charges for their role in the ambush of a Prince George’s County police station that led to the death of an undercover narcotics detective. The name of the officer who fired the fatal shot was released in court Wednesday.
Thousands of mourners gathered to pay their respects to slain Prince George’s County Detective Jacai Colson Friday morning in Glenarden, Maryland.
Funeral arrangements have been announced for Jacai Colson — the Prince George’s County police officer who died from friendly fire in a shootout at the District III police station in Landover last weekend.
A court commissioner has ruled there is not probable cause to charge two brothers with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a Prince George’s County police officer.
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