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“Tragedy Day Here”: Deputy shoots a black man in North Carolina deadly while providing a search warrant
A North Carolina Facebook man was shot dead Wednesday morning by a sheriff’s agent executing a search warrant at home, officials said. According to the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office, a 40-year-old black man, Andrew Brown Jr., was shot dead at about 8:30 am while issuing a search warrant at 400 blocks on Perry Street in Elizabeth City. It was. Authorities provided little detail about the shooting at a press conference in the afternoon, but Pasquotank Sheriff Tommy Uten said Brown was the subject of a search warrant, adding that it was “a tragic day here.” .. The police officer who killed Brown was put on vacation waiting for an investigation. Update: The family says the man who was shot and killed by his agent this morning is Andrew Brown. He is the father of 10 children. @jasonmarkswavy pic.twitter.com/oHqxTXyAgW—Jasonmarks (@jasonmarkswavy) April 21, 2021 According to WKBN, Brown got into the car and started driving while the authorities were at home. Witnesses told the outlet that he had heard at least six secondary fires while in the car. The family said Brown had 10 children and did not have a gun. “We are looking for an accurate answer, not a quick one,” Dare County District Attorney Andrew Wombre said Wednesday. Shooting, which caused immediate anger from the community. Several live videos of Brown’s posthumous Perry Street showed that at least 20 residents were visibly upset, and some were yelling at the police with a sign. “Sheriffs need to deal with these people,” local NAACP president Keith Rivers told WAVY. He crouched down in an angry crowd and came down to make sure the facts were clearly disseminated, taking into account everything that is happening in America with the shooting of an unarmed black man. “He added. Brown’s death is the latest in a series of police shootings involving black residents across the United States. On Tuesday night, police officers in Columbus, Ohio shot and killed a 16-year-old Makia Briant after appearing to rush at someone with a knife during the battle. The shocking incident, shot with a police body camera, occurred minutes before former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd. The black Daunte Wright seems to have accidentally fired a service weapon instead of a taser gun during a traffic outage. Read more on The Daily Beast. Do you have any hints? Send it to The Daily Beast here. Put your top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now! DailyBeast Membership: Beast Inside digs deeper into the stories that matter to you. learn more.