Medgar Evers College meeting addresses J'Ouvert violence

The mother of a woman shot to death at J'Ouvert attended a town hall meeting on violence in Brooklyn Thursday night.



Bertina Brown, whose daughter Tiarah Poyau was shot in the face at the celebration on Labor Day, joined elected officials and community leaders at Medgar Evers College to speak out against violence.



Residents shared their thoughts on how to end gun and gang violence.



Attendees say they hope the meeting is the start of positive change in the community.


sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."