Man who fired on Prince George's County police station sentenced to 195 years
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A man who opened fire on a Maryland police station was sentenced to 195 years in prison for his conviction on a murder charge in the friendly-fire killing of an undercover detective who tried to end the gunman's attack.
Michael Ford was sentenced by a Prince George's County judge on Thursday, more than two months after a jury convicted the 25-year-old man of second-degree murder and other charges.
Ford's two younger brothers, Malik and Elijah Ford, drove him to the police station and videotaped the March 2016 shooting with their cellphones. They both pleaded guilty to related charges and were charged 20 and 12 years, respectively.
Detective Jacai Colson exchanged gunfire with Ford before a fellow officer fatally shot the plainclothes narcotics detective, mistaking him for a threat.