Police said Jackson attempted to pull Janifer over because he was driving erratically near the intersection of East Pratt and Light streets.
Police said Janifer attempted to flee from Jackson when Janifer crashed his car into a parked car and fled on foot. Jackson followed Janifer, who then shot Jackson, striking him in the lower abdomen. Police said Janifer carjacked a vehicle and fled the scene.
Police have an arrest warrant for Janifer charging him with 13 offenses, including attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/crime of violence.
The reward money comes from the Baltimore field offices of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI, and Metro Crime Stoppers.
“The Baltimore Police Department would like to thank our federal partners for their dedicated work in assisting us in apprehending the individual responsible for shooting one of our officers,” Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said in a statement. “We are extremely grateful for this partnership and in getting us one step closer to ensuring that justice will be served.”
Police said Janifer is a 28-year-old black man with long brown dreadlocks and brown eyes. He is 6-foot-one, weighs approximately 210 pounds, and has numerous tattoos, including designs covering his neck such as dollar signs on his throat.
Police said he should be considered armed and dangerous.