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Korryn Gaines: Mother holding five-year-old son shot dead by police. Watch

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    Except this time round it's not "police brutality" or an unarmed black man/woman.

    Police say woman was holding shotgun and repeatedly threatened officers

    A mother who allegedly threatened police with a shotgun has been shot dead in the US during a raid over driving offences.Korryn Gaines’s five-year-old son was also shot in a limb during a stand-off with police at their home in Randallstown, Maryland.Baltimore County Police said the boy was taken to hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, and would not confirm whether the child was struck by a bullet fired by his 23-year-old mother or police.
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7167651.html


    Apparently there is already some outrage from Black Lives Matter :rolleyes:

    According to Vox.com

    But news of the shooting has already quickly led to outrage, particularly from the Black Lives Matter movement and other activists who fight racial disparities in the criminal justice system. To many critics, it is just another example of an issue that quickly rose to the national spotlight after the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014.








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    Police come to house with arrest warrants. Woman threatens police with shotgun in standoff, shoots at police. Get's shot and killed in return. Son injured in crossfire. Black Lives Matter protest...

    And what's with the incredibly misleading headline from The Independent? "Woman in shootout with police gets 5-year-old son injured in crossfire" would have been more appropriate, no?
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    (Original post by Dandaman1)
    Police come to house with arrest warrants. Woman threatens police with shotgun in standoff, shoots at police. Get's shot and killed in return. Son injured in crossfire. Black Lives Matter protest...

    And what's with the incredibly misleading headline from The Independent? "Woman in shootout with police gets 5-year-old son injured in crossfire" would have been more appropriate, no?
    Anything that pointed out that the woman/mother was armed would have suited better.


    There'll be calls for the officers to be charged soon.
 
 
 
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