Elizabeth City, North Carolina, has moved its curfew to later in the evening following nights of protests. The local police department will also require permit applications to be completed by protestors.
On Thursday, authorities identified deputies who had been involved in a shooting incident last week when law enforcement authorities arrived at the home of Andrew Brown Jr., 42, to serve a search and arrest warrant due to felony drug charges. Brown was allegedly shot during the encounter and died.
As reported by Hampton Roads news site, Pasquotank County Sheriff Tommy Wooten said that four of the deputies involved have returned to the force. He said “it’s obvious” they did not shoot at Brown. The three other deputies who did fire their weapons will stay on administrative leave while the investigation continues.
“After reviewing the preliminary conclusions of the independent investigators conducting the internal review, and after carefully examining the body camera footage of the incident with my own staff, it’s obvious