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.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BImGP3Eg3iO/ Baltimore police have shot and killed a 23-year-old African-American woman and wounded a 5-year-old child after a standoff at her apartment complex, CNN reports. On Monday morning, authorities came to the apartment with two arrest warrants — one for a man and another for a woman. The woman was wanted for failure to show up in […]
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Officer Goodson -- who faces second-degree depraved heart murder as well as manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment charges -- was responsible for getting him to a hospital, Porter said.
Claiming defamation and false arrest, two more Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie have filed suit against State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, reports The Baltimore Sun.
Judge Barry Williams granted a request from Officer Edward Nero's lawyers to waive his right to a jury in a pre-trial hearing.
Police spokesman T.J. Smith said the department found that criminal charges against the teenager "were not appropriate in this situation." The incident is under investigation by the department.
The motion was filed last Thursday (March 31) at the Baltimore City Circuit Court to have Garrett Miller testify at Nero's trial, which will begin May 10. The order was filed since Miller will most likely refuse to take the stand because of his right against self-incrimination, says the report. Prosecutors dealt with similar issues in the case of Officer William Porter.
The video, which shows the unidentified officer slapping the teenager twice -- loud enough to hear the impact -- before kicking he or she as they walk down the stairs, has prompted the suspension of both officers involved in the incident.