THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WTXL) - Many emotions are still felt in the Thomasville community.
After the Georgia bureau of Investigation says 37-year old Herbert Gilbert was shot by a Thomas County drug agent serving a search warrant.
GBI agents say Gilbert was shot and killed by Deputy Josh Smith in the area of Magnolia and Fern Streets.
It all unfolded around 4:30 Tuesday afternoon.
Agents are actively conducting interviews and reviewing video footage.
Once the investigation into the "use of force" is completed, it will be turned over to the district attorney's office for review.
Since the shooting, protesters have taken to the streets of Thomasville.
Wednesday morning's demonstrations started with prayer.
As protesters held signs outside the Thomas County Sheriff's Office, they asked for justice.
Around noon, demonstrators took their protest downtown.
Protests were peaceful for the most part Wednesday.
At one point police say they believe a man attempted to drive through protesters on his golf cart. Police had to step in to ward off confrontation.
As protestors walked the streets, they were greeted by the public. Pastor Tim Filston says he wanted to let protesters know he was there to listen.
Protesters say they will continue to walk the streets in peace as an example to those watching.
Earlier Wednesday warrants were issued for the man Thomasville police say tried to hurt protesters.
Police say Johnathan Cleveland will be charged with reckless conduct.
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