Prosecutor says deputies justified in shooting of Black man

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A North Carolina prosecutors say sheriff's deputies were justified in the fatal shooting of Andrew brown junior district attorney Andrew Wombles says brown's death was tragic and justified because Mr brown's actions call three deputies with the Pasquotank county sheriff's office the reason we believe it was necessary to use deadly force to protect themselves and others model says brown used his car as a deadly weapon to try to get away from deputies who were trying to take him into custody on drug related warrants I am basing decisions on the facts the evidence and the law Wombles says he would not release body cam video of the confrontation but he played portions of the video during the news conference brown's family has said he was not a threat separately the F. B. I. has launched a civil rights investigation of the shooting I met Donahue

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