A North Carolina man was killed by police who had been called to search his property early Wednesday, police said.
The man, identified by relatives as Andrew Brown, 40, was driving away from officers in Elizabeth City when they shot him around 8:30 a.m., according to police and local TV station WAVY.
“During the execution of the search warrant, a citizen who was subject to the search warrant was shot and fatally wounded,” the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation will take over the probe, according to the sheriff, and the city council has called an emergency meeting for Wednesday evening. The sheriff’s department did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
At an afternoon press briefing, Pasquotank County Sheriff Tommy Wooten said the deputy was equipped with a bodycam and that it was on at the time —
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The owner of tow lot has filed a lawsuit against the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners, saying officers violated his civil rights and killed his dog while executing a search warrant on his property.
Allen “Jay” Bloodworth filed the 10-count lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Kansas City on Wednesday, accusing police of unlawful search and seizure and failure to supervise and intervene.
The lawsuit comes three months after Jackson County prosecutors announced they had dropped 31 forgery charges against Bloodworth. In doing so, prosecutors released an audio recording that allegedly captured Kansas City police union president Brad Lemon threatening Bloodworth if he did not release a car belonging to the union official’s relatives.
According to the 57-page lawsuit, police officers showed up at Bloodworth’s home on March 27, 2019 to execute a search warrant to locate a red 1995 Ford Ranger. The search warrant did not