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Protesters Demand Justice for Andrew Brown Jr., Lawyer Demands Release of Bodycam Footage

HeadlineApr 23, 2021

In North Carolina, protesters took to the streets of Elizabeth City for a second straight night to demand justice for Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man shot dead by police officers serving an arrest warrant Wednesday morning. Eyewitnesses described an “unlawful, unjustified killing” by multiple officers who opened fire as Brown tried to flee in a vehicle. This is Brown’s neighbor and longtime friend.

Jean Ferebee: “And I’ve got my neighbor across the street killed, and my baby comes running in my room with fear in his face. Like, how do I keep him safe, if the people that are supposed to serve and protect doesn’t keep us safe, are the ones taking them out?”

A family lawyer said Brown was unarmed, and demanded the release of police body-camera footage.

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