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No Charges in Death of Andrew Brown in North Carolina

Prosecutor calls deputies' actions justified

(Newser) - "No officers will be criminally charged," a North Carolina district attorney announced Tuesday in the case of Andrew Brown Jr., who was shot to death by sheriff's deputies who had gone to his home to arrest him. "The officers' actions were consistent with their training and...

Lawyers: New Video Shows Andrew Brown Jr. Was 'Ambushed'

Family has now seen 20 minutes of footage

(Newser) - Authorities have claimed Andrew Brown Jr., the Black man shot dead by police last month in Elizabeth City, NC, was driving his car into sheriff's deputies when they shot. But lawyers for Brown's family say body camera and dashboard footage that they saw for the first time Tuesday...

Judge Declines to Release Video of Andrew Brown's Death

Select family members will be able to view redacted versions

(Newser) - A North Carolina judge on Wednesday declined to OK the public release of the bodycam footage showing the death of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City last week. State law puts the authority to release such videos in the hands of the courts, not law enforcement agencies. NPR reports a...

Autopsy: Andrew Brown Was Shot 5 Times

Hearing on bodycam footage set for Wednesday morning

(Newser) - As protests continued in Elizabeth City, NC, over the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. last Wednesday, attorneys for Brown's family held a press conference Tuesday to discuss the results of an autopsy they commissioned. It shows that the 42-year-old Black man died after a "kill shot...

Lawyer: Police Video Shows an Execution

Family sees 20-second clip of Andrew Brown Jr.'s death

(Newser) - Five days after Andrew Brown Jr., a 42-year-old Black man, was shot to death by North Carolina sheriff's deputies, members of his family were allowed to see a brief video clip of his killing. What they saw, one lawyer for the family said, was an execution. Chantel Cherry-Lassiter said...

NC City Declares Emergency Before Police Video Released

'What is on the video that is so damning?' asks attorney for Andrew Brown Jr.'s family

(Newser) - "What is on the video that is so damning?" attorney Ben Crump wondered after a North Carolina city announced a state of emergency ahead of the expected Monday release of a video of a police shooting. Andrew Brown Jr., a 42-year-old Black man, was shot dead Wednesday after police...

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