Or maybe it was a hose. Or a cell phone. Or a curling iron. Or a duck.
Oh just shoot her and we'll sort it out later.
It can't be dark these days at 6:10pm in Florida. Did officer Omar forgot his prescription eyeglasses at home? How else could he not see clearly what, if anything, a woman is pointing at him just five or ten yards away?
Besides, if someone points a gun at you, the most reasonable reaction should be to take cover. Even if you can defeat one threat, how many other people with guns may be in the house? You do not know; it could be full of drug dealers taking delivery. You take cover and proceed from there. The "gun" could be a duck, after all.