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Police: Officer fired round that hit 5-year-old boy during standoff

Kodi Gaines was injured on the cheek
Posted at 5:17 PM, Aug 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 23:39:40-04

Baltimore County police believe an officer fired the round that hit a 5-year-old boy during a deadly standoff in Randallstown this week.

Related: Police identify woman fatally shot in standoff; child suffered gunshot wound

Police said the tactical officer aimed at, and hit, 23-year-old Korryn Gaines she aimed her Mossberg shotgun at him, threatening to kill him. She was fatally shot after a six-hour standoff with police. 

See also: Police will not release officer's name in police-involving shooting of Korryn Gaines

Her son, 5-year-old Kodi Gaines, was also shot, and based on a medical procedure performed Friday at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, police believe a round fired by a tactical officer is the one that hit the boy. His injury was to the cheek.

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