Maryland: Police Change Story in Fatal Shooting of Korryn Gaines

HeadlineAug 04, 2016

Meanwhile, in Maryland, new details have emerged in the police shooting of an African-American woman after an armed standoff. Police say they shot and killed Korryn Gaines Monday after she pointed a rifle at them. Her five-year-old son was in the apartment with her and was injured by gunfire. Police initially said they entered Korryn Gaines’s apartment with a key obtained from her landlord. But court documents say police kicked down the door. Police were at Gaines’s apartment to execute an arrest warrant related to a traffic violation. Police have not said who fired the shot that injured Gaines’ son.

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