The Transylvania Times -

SBI Investigating Fatal Shooting Incident - Brevard NC


Last updated 3/11/2015 at 11:12am

The white Toyota Corolla - one of the targets of the search warrant - remained parked outside Brown's home Tuesday. (Times photo by John Lanier)

Lester Randolph Brown, 58, of Penrose was shot and killed in his home Monday by law enforcement officers during the serving of a search warrant in a nontax paid liquor investigation, according to a news release from the State Bureau of Investigation.

Brown was believed to have had an illegal liquor still on the back porch of his house – a green and white mobile home with additions at 85 Almost Home Road. The SBI is investigating three separate law enforcement agencies following the fatal shooting.

The agencies were attempting to serve a warrant issued by the Transylvania County N...

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