Roughly 200 people gather to protest fatal police shooting

Roughly 200 people have gathered in a southern New Jersey town to protest a recent fatal police shooting.

The marchers came out Saturday for the rally in Bridgeton, the latest in a series of nonviolent events staged since the Dec. 30 death of Jerame Reid. The 36-year-old Bridgeton man was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop that was captured by a patrol car camera.

The marchers initially gathered near the site where Reid was killed and then walked toward the Cumberland County Courthouse, where they staged a rally to call for justice in the case.

Marchers briefly confronted police during the event, but tensions soon eased and no arrests were made.

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