The family of Andrew Brown, an African American who was allegedly shot and killed by several police officers in Elizabeth City (North Carolina, U.S.) last week, condemned this Monday: His death was “executed”.
After the death of Brown’s relative, Chantel Cherry-Lassiter, a family lawyer, said this in a press conference. Watch the 20-second video Regarding reports of the incident, the incident has not yet been announced on Monday night.
Cherry-Lassiter said on behalf of the Brown family: “Let us be clear: it was an execution.” 42 years
According to him, these images show how Brown received Many shots of sitting in his car with his hands on the steering wheel, No intention to “look for or touch anything”.
After the first shot was taken, Brown retreated into his car and left the agent at the local office. Sheriff what They fired repeatedly until the car hit a tree.
So far, almost no detailed information about the incident has been released, and no video has been released, although in the recording clips after the shooting, emergency services can be heard saying that the man has been Gunshot wound on the back.
In addition, a number of US media released copies of his death certificate on Monday, showing that his death was caused by the following reasons: Gunshot wound to the head.
As a result of this incident, the Pasquotank County (North Carolina) Sheriff’s Office Seven officers suspended this weekend Involved in Brown’s death.
In view of the possible interference that may occur when the video of Brown’s death is released, Elizabeth City announced on Monday that it would State of emergency.
Bettie Parker, the mayor of this small town with just over 17,000 inhabitants, explained in a statement that Elizabeth City officials Expected “period of civil unrest After these images were released, inside the city, “narrated the shooting of African Americans.
Less than a week after the Minneapolis court jury ruled that former agent Derek Chauvin (Derek Chauvin) was found guilty of three counts in May 2020, the African-American George Floyd (George Floyd) Floyd) was suffocated and killed.
The incident was recorded by passers-by and triggered a wave of social protests and civil unrest across the United States.
In recent weeks, several ethnic minorities have also been killed by police shooting: 20-year-old African American Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center in Minnesota and 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant in Ohio; and 13-year-old Latino Adam Toledo (A Latin Toledo) in Chicago.