Seven deputy sheriffs have been on leave since Andrew Brown Jr. was shot dead on Wednesday, and three have resigned.

Andrew Brown Jr. Protest

Protesters are holding the Andrew Brown Jr. sign on April 22, 2021 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Shawn Rayford / Getty Images

According to locals, seven Pasquotank County Sheriffs’ representatives have been on leave and three more have resigned since Andrew Brown, Jr. was shot dead by lawmakers on Wednesday. WAVY reporter Jason Marks.

One of the resignations was a retirement option. According to 13NewsNow.

The shooting took place in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Brown escaped from the sheriff’s agent when shot many times.Brown’s family Said He was unarmed at the time and was requesting body camera footage of the incident.

Sheriff Tommy Uten Said The video could be released in the coming days, and Elizabeth City Council unanimously voted Petition Pasquotank County Sheriff releases body camera video.

North Carolina law requires a court order to release body camera footage from a police station.

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