Korryn Gaines

Attorneys for Korryn Gaines' 6-year-old son file new claims against Baltimore County police

Attorneys for Korryn Gaines' 6-year-old son file new claims against Baltimore County police

Attorneys for the 6-year-old son of Korryn Gaines are disputing key details in the Baltimore County Police Department’s account of the fatal shooting of the Randallstown woman last year.

Lawyers for the son, Kodi, said Tuesday that Gaines, 23, was not pointing her shotgun at police when Royce Ruby Jr., a county tactical officer, shot her with an assault rifle from the hallway outside her apartment following Gaines’ hours-long standoff with police in August 2016.

“There was this … suggestion that Korryn Gaines was pointing her weapon at police officers at the time she was shot,” said attorney Kenneth Ravenell, who represents Kodi. “That is just not true.”

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