Brown’s mother, McSpadden finds her mother, Pearlie Gordon and cousin, Tony Petty selling t-shirts in a restaurant parking lot. The family members fight over merchandise related to his death and McSpadden is hit in the face with a metal pipe. Eyewitness:
Ms. McSpadden jumped out of a car, accompanied by another unidentified person, and yelled you can’t sell this [expletive]. The assault suspect took the merchandise and about $1,400 in cash.