Crime, Police/Fire

Body-worn camera footage from fatal police-involved shooting in Parkville released [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The Independent Investigations Division of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General on Tuesday released the body-worn camera footage from the fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred on November 24 in Parkville.

The decedent was previously identified as 52-year-old Arnel Redfern, of Parkville. The officer involved has also been identified.

At approximately 11:30 p.m. on  November 24, officers with the Baltimore County Police Department responded to the 2700-block of Maple Avenue (21234) in reference to a domestic disturbance.

As the first responding officer approached the residence, shots were heard from inside the home as well as the sound of a woman screaming. As officers approached, an adult male, now identified as Arnel Redfern, opened the front door of the residence and fired a weapon at the officers. During the incident, three officers discharged their weapons.

Arnel Redfern was pronounced dead at the scene. A search of the residence also revealed a deceased adult woman. now identified as 48-year-old Maxine Redfern. A handgun was recovered next to the adult man.

The Independent Investigations Division continues to investigate the circumstances of the fatal shooting.

The body cam footage can be viewed below (caution: graphic).

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