Protesters Gather in Elizabeth City Amid Calls For Police to Release Bodycam Footage

Protesters took to the streets of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, amid calls for for the release of police bodycam footage in the death of Andrew Brown Jr in a police shooting.

Footage live streamed on Facebook shows a group of demonstrators gathered at the intersection of East Elizabeth Street and North Water Street, calling for justice for Brown.

Andrew Brown Jr, 42, was fatally shot by a deputy on Wednesday morning while authorities were serving a search warrant, according to the Pasquotank County Sheriff, Tommy Wooten.

North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper called for the release of the footage Credit: Darnelle-Liesa Brown via Storyful