MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Members of the Floyd family in Houston say they have been overwhelmed and surprised by the number of people who are protesting.

They say it gives George Floyd a voice and brings awareness to what happened to him.

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Speaking to CBS News Wednesday morning, the family still can’t understand what led to police pinning their brother down.

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“He never did anything to nobody. Everybody loved my brother, you know. I just don’t understand why people want to hurt people, kill people. They didn’t have to do that to my brother,” the victim’s brother George Floyd said.

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The family has set up a GoFundMe to accept financial support or messages of encouragement. Click here for more information.