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Suspect Charged In I-97 Shooting In Anne Arundel County

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ANNE ARUNDEL CO., Md. - Maryland State police have charged the suspect in last night's I-97 fatal shooting in Anne Arundel County.

40-year-old Joseph Walker of East Ampton, New Jersey is reportedly charged with second degree murder and manslaughter. Walker is being held at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center on a $1,000,000 bond.

At around 8:30 PM last night, Walker allegedly shot 36-year-old Joseph Harvey, of Halethorpe, Maryland, after a reported road range incident. Both vehicles were parked on the I-97 ramp off of Route 3 northbound.

Harvey was pronounced dead at BWMC. He had one passenger with him who was not injured in the incident.

Police later confirmed that Walker was a sworn officer with the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office in New Jersey. He is now awaiting an appearance before the Court Commissioner.

Anyone with more information should call Maryland State Police (410) 761-5130.

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