Today marks a somber anniversary; it's been one year since Martin County Deputy Charlie Brown was shot and killed in the line of duty.
The fifteen year law enforcement veteran was shot responding to a gunman on Main St. in Williamston. Brown, a narcotics officer, is survived by his wife Cindy and two daughters.
The Martin County Sheriff's Office will observe a moment of silence at 9:15 a.m., which is approximately the time Deputy Brown was fatally shot.
The gunman, Jerry Pace, Jr. was also killed in the shootout.