Darel Evans of Brick City Documentary Shot to Death

The anti-violence activist was 33.

Anti-violence activist Darel Evans, who was featured in the Sundance documentary series Brick City, was shot to death late Monday night, reports TMZ. He was 33.


The shooting reportedly happened in Newark, New Jersey. Currently, authorities are investigating the incident, but have not disclosed any further details on the motive of the attack. No arrests have been made and no suspects have been identified in connection to the murder.

Evans, who made it a priority to promote peace and eradicate violence in the Newark, New Jersey area, was a former gang member, himself, and went by the name Creep.

Our condolences to Darel Evans's friends and family.

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