7 North Carolina Deputies on Leave Following Andrew Brown Jr. Death
1/5 of a county Sheriff's department and coastal North Carolina has been placed on leave or resigned since the fatal shooting of a black man there this week. NPR's Sarah McCammon reports from Elizabeth City. The passport in county Sheriff's Office says three deputies have resigned for reasons not related to the death of Andrew Brown Jr on Wednesday. Seven others are on paid administrative leave. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and the Elizabeth City Council are calling on officials to release body camera footage from the fatal shooting, which took place while officials were trying to carry out a warrant. Councilman Michael Brooks says council members are preparing to petition a judge to release the video. We got to do more than given the grieving family words they want to see some action to wars what they will consider justice for their love one North Carolina's stay pure Rule of investigation has taken charge of the investigation.