Arrest Made in Attempted Murder of Baltimore Police Sergeant

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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – The Baltimore Police Department has announced that an arrest has been made in the attempted murder of a Police Sergeant that took place on Wednesday night on the vicinity of Park Heights Avenue in Northwest, D.C.

According to police, “On June 28, 2022, at approximately 8p.m., a Northwest District police Sergeant was critically injured while attempting to conduct a vehicle stop in the 5200 block of Park Heights Avenue, when the suspect intentionally struck and dragged the Sergeant for two blocks.”

The Baltimore Police Department arrested repeat violent offender 36 year-old Joseph Black, yesterday on the 1600 block of Druid Hill Avenue. Black had barricaded himself into a home in the block.

Joseph Black was brought to Central Booking Intake Facility where he was charged with attempted 1st degree murder.