Published: Mon, March 20, 2017
U.S. | By Monique Johnson

$12000 Reward Offered For Capture Of Firebombing Suspect That Killed Two

$12000 Reward Offered For Capture Of Firebombing Suspect That Killed Two

Police say firefighters extinguished the fire and found the bodies inside the home.

Police spokesman TJ Smith said in a briefing that eight people were in the home at the time of the fire, and police believed that the fire was deliberately set and an accelerant was used.

Smith says investigators believe that the firebombing was in retaliation for the shooting.

"Regardless of who the targets might have been in side that house, Antonio Wright put the lives of a number of people in jeopardy to go after whomever his targets were", said T.J. Smith of the Baltimore Police Department.

They said a four year old boy and an 11 year old boy were among those injured in the fire.

Smith said the firebombing was premeditated and "meticulously" planned, from the suspect filling the canisters for the Molotov cocktails to "busting in the front door" to throw them inside.

Anyone with information about Wright - who is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 190 pounds - is asked to call 911 or text a tip to 443-902-4824.

A reward of $12,000 thousand dollars is being offered for tips leading to Wright's arrest.

"Bad guys on the street will tell you", Smith said, "they will tell you kids, elderly, women are off limits".

Police need your help to find Antonio Wright.

"We are not sure if the victims were targeted, but the house was", Smith said.

Surveillance video shows someone tossing two Molotov cocktails into a home early Saturday. "That's absolutely unacceptable to Baltimore".

"He (Antonio Wright) had the fortitude to throw the Molotov cocktail".

While there is not any "hard and fast criteria" for designating someone as Public Enemy No. 1, "when the victims are vulnerable, when the victims are young or old or otherwise have no criminal lifestyle that should ever make them susceptible to being targeted in a crime like this", that qualifies, Davis said.

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