North Carolina

Emergency Declared in NC Town Ahead of Police Bodycam Release

Officials in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, declared a state of emergency on Monday morning in advance of an expected release of police bodycam videos. The videos are expected to show more details regarding the shooting by police of Andrew Brown, Jr. during the execution of a drug-related search and arrest warrant last week.

People gather for a demonstration, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Elizabeth City, N.C., protesting the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr., 42, by a deputy sheriff trying to serve a search warrant. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)