FOX 5 News Baltimore: Man shot being served Red Flag Order.
When officers began to serve [ Gary J.] Willis with the order, he became irate, opened the door to the residence and grabbed the gun according to police. They say, an attempt was made by an officer to take the gun away from Willis when Willis fired the gun.This "Red Flag" issue is already getting coverage, Standing By, Zack, The War On Guns and I'm guessing, (among many others), these folks will weigh in on this issue in the days ahead: 90 Miles, WRSA, Phil, Irish, Bunk, ExTex, GeeeZ, the GBBL and other fine writers at the Blogroll; see right-hand sidebar.
A second officer fired their service weapon, striking Willis, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The 'red flag' legislation is already law in five states- including California, Connecticut, Indiana, Oregon, and Washington. It has been introduced in 18 states and D.C.
This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at [deleted - D.D.]. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call the Tip Line at [deleted - D.D.]
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Typos fixed; 01/17/2019.