3 brothers indicted in Maryland police station attack

Posted at 8:13 PM, May 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-10 21:16:58-04
(L to R) Michael Ford opened, Malik Ford and Elijah Ford,

(L to R) Michael Ford opened, Malik Ford and Elijah Ford,

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Maryland — Three brothers have been indicted in Maryland in relation to an attack on a police station that resulted in an officer’s death, the Prince George’s County police said in a news release.

Michael Ford opened fire on the District III station in the Washington metro area on March 13 as his two brothers, Malik Ford and Elijah Ford, recorded the attack, police said.

Police Detective Jacai Colson, 28, was in plain clothes with no bulletproof vest when he jumped out of his unmarked car to confront the gunman.

Jacai Colson

Jacai Colson

Police said Colson was killed by friendly fire from a fellow officer in the confusion of the gunbattle.

Michael Ford, 22, was indicted on 55 counts, including second-degree murder, attempted murder and first-degree assault, reported CNN affiliate WJZ.

Elijah Ford and Malik Ford were indicted on multiple counts, including attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder.