Martin Co. deputy killed in shootout

Deputy Charlie Brown pictured with K-9 Officer H2 (Courtesy K-9 Training Center)

December 8, 2009 9:58:02 AM PST
A Martin County sheriff's deputy and a suspect were killed in a shootout Tuesday morning.

Martin County Commissioner Derek Price told ABC11 Eyewitness News Deputy Charlie Brown died after a shootout in the 1700 block of West Main Street. The unidentified suspect also was killed.

Deputy Brown was responding to a call in Williamston about a man who was walking down the street and firing a gun. Williamston is located about 100 miles east of Raleigh off the US 64 bypass.

Brown was a narcotics officer with the Martin County Sheriff's Office.

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