Baltimore County Police officials have not identified the officer who fatally shot Korryn Gaines. They have safety concerns for the officer.
One of the officers kicked the door open and saw Korryn Gaines point a shotgun in their direction, demanding that they leave. Police retreated, calling for backup.
Authorities say they were forced to fire at Gaines after she pointed her gun at them, threatening to kill. Officers, whose names have not been released, fired one shot, missing Gaines. She then fired back twice in retaliation, and was fatally struck by three bullets.
As details of the shooting death of 23-year-old Randallstown, Maryland, resident Korryn Gaines unfold, numerous questions linger about the rights of an individual during altercations with police.
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