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Today with Dr. Kaye: Black man shot by Virginia deputy who gave him ride home

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(WEAA) —Isaiah Brown, a 32-year-old Black man, was shot by a Spotsylvania County Sheriff's deputy while on the phone with a 911 dispatcher. 

 

The shooting occurred around 3 a.m. on April 21, about an hour after the same deputy gave Brown a ride after his vehicle broke down.

 

According to CNN, David Haynes, the family's attorney says the deputy opened fire after mistaking Brown's cordless phone for a gun.

 

ALSO READ: With Slow Progress On Federal Level, Police Reform Remains Patchwork Across U.S.

 

Haynes says Brown was shot at least 10 times. 

 

He remains in critical condition. 

 

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