BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County filed a motion to reduce the compensation damages awarded to Korryn Gaines’ family. Gaines was shot and killed by Baltimore County Police in 2016.

Gaines was killed during a six-hours standoff at her Randallstown apartment after pointing a shotgun at officers trying to serve an arrest warrant stemming from a traffic stop that included disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

A jury awarded $38 million to her family, including $32.87 million for Gaines’ 5-year-old son, Kodi and $4.53 million for her daughter Karsyn. Kodi was at the apartment when the shooting occurred and was injured. Karsyn was not present.

RELATED: Jury In Korryn Gaines Civil Trial Awards Her Family $37M In Damages

The motion also asked to have the jury’s decision overridden and for the county to be granted a new trial.

Attorneys for Gaines’ family claimed officers used excessive force and the jury decided the shooting violated the civil rights of both Gaines and Kodi.

RELATED: Baltimore County Would Pay Award In Korryn Gaines Lawsuit, Attorney Says

If the motion fails and the verdict stands, the county would be liable to pay the $38 million on behalf of Cpl. Royce Ruby; the officer who shot Gaines.

Prior to the civil trial, county prosecutors found Officer Ruby’s shooting legally justified and criminal charges were not filed.

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