Protesters Defy Curfew While Demonstrating Over Andrew Brown Jr Death in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Protesters demonstrating over the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr defied a curfew in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, on April 27.

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

A curfew from 8 pm to 6 am was put in place on Tuesday, a day after the city declared a local state of emergency over the protests. Elizabeth City police said as many as 50 people were in violation of the curfew on April 27.

This video shows protesters gathered near the Camden Bridge in the city. The video also shows protesters in the streets while police announce the curfew being in effect. Credit: Kerwin Pittman via Storyful

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