By Cherri Gregg

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police have released an unprecedented amount of information related to the death of 26-year-old Brandon Tate-Brown, who was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop in December in the city’s Mayfair neighborhood. The information comes in response to recommendations by the Department of Justice.

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The information was released online Tuesday– and includes the names and statements of the officers involved, DNA evidence, as well as murky video of the moment Tate-Brown was shot in the head by police during a traffic stop along the 6700 block of Frankford Avenue.

“It’s a good step forward,” says Brian Mildenberg, who represents Tate-Brown’s family in a lawsuit.

Mildenberg says early police accounts alleged Officer Nicolas Carrelli shot Tate-Brown as he was reaching for a gun inside of his car, but he claims written statements and the video show that Tate-Brown was shot while running near the rear of the vehicle.

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“The truth is now coming out about the circumstances and the specific facts of the shooting,” he says.

Kelvyn Anderson of the Police Advisory Commission applauds the city’s new-found transparency.

“This is very critical to establishing trust with the community,” Anderson says.

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A city spokesman says police are developing a new protocol for release of information in police deadly shooting cases to increase transparency.