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Federal lawsuit filed by family of Andrew Brown, who was killed by North Carolina police

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(Reuters) – Family members of Andrew Brown, a Black man whose death by a police bullet touched off a string of protests earlier this year, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against a North Carolina sheriff and several of his deputies on Wednesday. The lawsuit seeks $30 million in damages in the killing of Brown, 42, by Pasquotank County sheriff’s deputies outside his home in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, on the morning of April 26. “Anybody can see this was the unlawful killing of Andrew Brown,” attorney Harry Daniels told a news conference after filing the lawsuit on behalf of the Brown …

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