Update: Wanted man arrested in Maple Park fatal shooting

Published: May. 31, 2022 at 8:59 AM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A man wanted for the homicide of 36-year-old Kenneth Ware has been arrested, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

APD said on Thursday, the Criminal Investigative Bureau received information that Ricky Ta’morris Jackson, 31, was in the northern Florida area.

The US Marshal Service was called for assistance and on Friday around 3:24 a.m., Jackson was taken into custody.

Jackson is being charged with murder, two counts of aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of certain crimes.

Ware was killed at Maple Park on May 31 around 12:54 a.m.

“On behalf of Chief Michael Persley and the entire Albany Police Department, our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Ware Family,” said Capt. Wendy Luster.

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