From CBS Baltimore:

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A court document indicates Frederick County sheriff’s deputies fired at least 18 shots at a Mount Airy teenager who was killed after police say he refused to drop a shotgun.

The Frederick News-Post reported Tuesday on court documents stemming from the raid last week at 19-year-old Daniel Vail’s apartment.

A Vail family attorney gave the newspaper an inventory of evidence gathered by investigators after the shooting.

The inventory included 18 9mm shell casings. It also included a 12-gauge shotgun loaded with seven slugs. More slugs were found next to Vail’s bed.

A police spokeswoman said injuries were found on Vail’s hands and damage was found on the shotgun’s pump action.

The sheriff’s office says deputies Charles Zang and Kevin Riffle found Vail in his bedroom, pointing a shotgun toward them. [WHY WERE THEY IN HIS BEDROOM?]

“Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birth-right of an American… [T]he unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.” -The Pennsylvanian (Pennsylvania Gazette, Feb. 20, 1788.)

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