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Virginia Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots Black Man During 911 Response, 1 Hour After Giving Him a Ride Home

HeadlineApr 26, 2021

In Virginia, a Black man was hospitalized after he was shot by a sheriff’s deputy who responded to a 911 call. Less than an hour earlier, the same sheriff’s deputy drove that same man, Isaiah Brown, home after Brown’s car broke down. Isaiah Brown was unarmed and was holding a cordless phone in his hand when the officer fired seven shots at him. Brown’s family said he was on the line with 911 when he was shot.

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