PHOTO GALLERY: Peaceful demonstration Wednesday night in downtown Newton

The crowd prays following the march from the Dollar General parking lot to the courthouse and back. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

About 75 people gathered in downtown Newton to demonstrate regarding the 2017 shooting death of William “Matt” Holmes in 2017. The Newton Police Department was quite accommodating, handing out cold water and clearing a lane of traffic.

Photos by Wendy Nugent/Newton Now