UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) -
A District Heights police officer has been indicted on an attempted murder charge after authorities say he shot a handcuffed suspect in the back.
Prince George's County prosecutors say Johnnie Riley, a sergeant with the department, turned himself in Thursday afternoon to face charges including attempted murder and assault.
He faces a bond review hearing Friday morning.
Riley is accused of shooting Kalvin Kyle in September after a traffic stop. Authorities say Riley pulled Kyle over on suspicion of riding a stolen motorcycle and put him in the back of a police cruiser to secure the scene. As Kyle took over running, Riley allegedly shot him in the back. Kyle survived the shooting but was injured.
A phone message left with Riley's attorney wasn't immediately returned.