“In the last 6 months Arik has slowly but surely struggled and put up a fight to regain his daily capabilities back that we all take for granted,” she wrote. He is able to walk short distances with help, she said.
Janovsky also fired directly at a second officer and in the direction of a third, leading prosecutors to charge him with three counts of attempted murder. One of the counts and a gun charge will be dismissed as part of his plea deal.
Sentencing is set for Sept. 18. He faces 35 years in prison under the plea agreement. Janovsky’s public defender did not immediately respond to a phone message for comment on his behalf Thursday.