Demonstrators Gather in Elizabeth City for Andrew Brown Protest

Protesters gathered in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, on Sunday, May 2, to call for criminal justice reform following the death of Andrew Brown Jr.

Brown, 42, was fatally shot by a deputy on April 21 while authorities were serving a search warrant, according to Pasquotank County Sheriff Tommy Wooten.

Event organizers called on activists to “stand with the Brown family and other victims of police brutality” on Sunday.

Andrea Rovenski filmed this footage of protesters gathering at Waterfront Park in Elizabeth City on Sunday.

Walk-through viewings for Brown were also scheduled in Hertford, North Carolina, and Elizabeth City on Sunday, according to a flyer for the services. Brown’s funeral, an invitation-only event, was scheduled for Monday. Credit: Andrea Rovenski via Storyful