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Family of Andrew Brown Jr. Views More Footage of Police Killing, Confirms Shooting Was Unjustified

HeadlineMay 12, 2021

Back in the U.S., the family of Andrew Brown Jr., a 42-year-old Black man shot dead by North Carolina sheriff’s deputies last month, viewed more footage of his killing Tuesday. Lawyers for the family say the nearly 20 minutes of tape only confirmed that Brown, who was shot in his car, never threatened the officers or even made contact with them. This is Brown family attorney Bakari Sellers.

Bakari Sellers: “What we saw on that video was an unjustified killing. What we saw on that video is something that we believe also denotes further investigation and does have some criminal liability.”

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