DETROIT, MI – Javontae Deangelo Walker, 20-years-old, the defendant charged with shooting at Detroit police officers during a traffic stop on Hampshire Street in Detroit has pled guilty and will spend between 15-30 years in prison.
Today Walker entered a guilty plea to two counts of Assault with Intent to Murder with a sentence agreement of 15 to 30 years and one count of Felony Firearm with a sentence two years consecutive. Walker will be sentenced on October 4, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. before Judge Ulysses Boykin.
Javontae Walker was shot multiple times after firing at police when they attempted to stop the carjacked stolen Cadillac Escalade SUV he was driving, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. Walker accelerated the SUV and allegedly fired shots in the direction of the police officers.
Police chased the SUV to the 14000 block of Hampshire where the driver got out and allegedly pointed a gun at the officers who opened fire. Walker then fled on foot to the 14000 block of Camden where he hid in a house and later surrendered.
Walker had been charged with two counts of assault with intent to commit murder, one count of first-degree home invasion, five counts of resisting and obstructing a police officer and 10 counts of felony firearm.