An attorney for Andrew Brown Jr.'s family is disputing a North Carolina prosecutor's contention that Brown used his vehicle as a deadly weapon against deputies who fatally shot him.
Brown was shot and killed in his car by Pasquotank County, N.C., sheriff's deputies as they arrived to carry out warrants last month. His family called his death an "execution."
As the investigation into his death continues, Andrew Brown Jr. will be remembered with a funeral in Elizabeth City, N.C., on Monday. He was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies on April 21.
Pasquotank County, N.C., Sheriff Tommy Wooten says he wants the bodycam footage from the killing of Andrew Brown Jr., made public.
Judge Jeffrey Foster ordered law enforcement to disclose videos to Brown's family within 10 days but blocked public release until an investigation of the shooting is complete in 30 to 45 days.
Pasquotank County Sheriff Tommy Wooten II says his office wants the footage related to the killing of the 42-year-old Black man to be made public. The local NAACP is demanding Wooten's resignation.
Pasquotank County Sheriff Tommy Wooten II says the seven are on leave after the fatal shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. on Wednesday. Three other deputies' resignations were not related to the incident.
Residents of Elizabeth City, N.C., are pressing for answers after a Black man, Andrew Brown Jr., was shot dead by a sheriff's deputy carrying out a search warrant on Wednesday.