Jury awards Korryn Gaines’ family $36 million in wrongful death lawsuit over 2016 police shooting
February 16, 2018

“On Friday, a Maryland jury awarded millions of dollars to Korryn Gaines’ family, which had filed a wrongful death civil suit over her 2016 shooting death at the hands of police in Baltimore County.

“According to a WBAL-TV report, jurors ruled that Baltimore County Police Officer Royce Ruby acted unreasonably when he opened fire on Gaines, who had barricaded herself in an apartment and fired a weapon at officers. Ruby had opened fire first.

“Gaines’ then-1-year-old son, Kodi, was also injured in the Aug. 1, 2016, shooting.”

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