SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY — The family of a Black man shot by a Virginia sheriff’s deputy this week says he’s in intensive care with 10 bullet wounds, and they have no idea why.
Relatives of Isaiah Brown, 32, spoke with Washington TV station WRC about the shooting, which happened outside their home in Spotsylvania County early Wednesday.
- A Virginia sheriff’s deputy shot a Black man ten times after he called 911 for help.
- The same deputy gave Brown a ride home earlier in the day from a gas station after his car broke down.
- Brown was unarmed at the time and his family told NBC4 that they don’t understand why he was shot.
A Virginia man is intensive care in the hospital after he was shot 10 times outside of his home by a sheriff’s deputy who had given him a ride earlier in the day.
Isaiah Brown, 32, was stranded at a gas station after his car broke down early Wednesday morning when a deputy provided Brown with a ride home, according to NBC4 Washington.
Brown’s brother, Tazmon, told the news station that the deputy had assured him that his brother was not in trouble at all.
Brown another African American kid was shot by white police 10 ten times after he called 911 for help. He was unarmed, they said, and they haven’t been given a reason why the deputy opened fire. The encounter was recorded by the deputy’s body camera, but state police said they won’t release it pending an investigation, the station reported.
“The officer just started shooting at him for no reason. I didn’t hear a warning shot. All I heard was ‘Hands up!’ one time. And all he had was his phone, so I know he put his hands up,” Tazmon Brown said.