Suspected white supremacist accused of hitting two black women protesting Brown police shooting

Victims were treated for non-life-threatening injuries in hospital and released on the same day

A North Carolina white supremacist suspect was arrested after being accused of beating two black women in a car during a peaceful protest against a deadly shooting by police in North Carolina. Andrew Brown Jr...

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Lisa Michel OquinA 41-year-old white woman drives two 42-year-old women “peacefully protesting and exercising their constitutional rights” at the intersection of Elizabeth City’s Ehringhouse and Griffin streets on Monday night. Have been accused of driving. , North Carolina.

so Video posted on Twitter, A white car can be seen attacking two protesters. Michelle Fleming Morris And Valerie Lindsey, Will cause you to fall to the ground.

Via Twitter

The two victims were treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a local hospital and released on the same day.As reported by NBC news, O’Quinn was charged with two assaults with deadly weapons aimed at killing him using a car, one careless and reckless act, and one dangerous move.

Elizabeth City police are investigating the case as a possible hate crime.

A black man, Brown Jr., was killed by a North Carolina agent on April 21 as an agent of Pasquotank County Sheriff attempted to provide an arrest warrant on charges of serious drug charges.He was Shot 5 timesIncludes the occipital region, according to an independent autopsy report published by a lawyer in his family.

Since the killing, demonstrators have gone to the streets of Elizabeth City. As theGrio Reported district attorney Andrew Wombre Lawmakers said they were justified by shooting Brown Jr. outside his home in Elizabeth City.

Brown told a press conference that he had ignored the legislator’s suspension order and started driving directly to one of the police officers. He said the first shot fired at Brown’s car passed through the front windshield instead of the back, as previously reported.

The three lawmakers involved in the shooting took a vacation, and the other four on the scene returned after the sheriff said they had not fired their weapons.

An independent autopsy announced by the family found Brown hit five bullets, including one in the back of the head. A lawyer in Brown’s family who saw the body camera footage said he showed that Brown was unarmed and did not drive towards or threaten lawmakers.

Wombre claims to have attacked lawmakers twice in his car before Brown fired a bullet. The sheriff’s department said none of the agents were injured.

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The shooting triggered weeks of protests by demonstrators calling for the release of body camera footage. Authorities showed Brown’s family the footage, but the judge refused to publish the video while waiting for a state investigation.

Andrew Brown Jr.

Andrew Brown Jr. (Photo: Andrew Brown Jr.’s family)

Chance LynchA family lawyer, Video, said Brown was trying to keep his car away from the policeman when he fired at him.

“I know he wasn’t a threat. There was a shot that was fired. When the shot was fired, he pushed the car backwards and a few feet (if not a yard) away from the police there. He turned the car to the left and away from the law enforcement officer. ” He said.. “I had never seen a police officer behind his car. I had never seen Mr Brown come into contact with law enforcement agencies.”

Civil rights lawyer Bakarhythm CellarsOn behalf of the family, Brown’s death was called an “injustice killing,” which led the North Carolina General Assembly to consider “a bipartisan effort to change the body camera law we speak of.” Said that. And that doesn’t happen, but because of Andrew Brown. “

* In this article, Associated Press..

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