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USA: Violence erupts in Charlotte as hundreds protest Keith Scott fatal police shooting 02:08

USA: Violence erupts in Charlotte as hundreds protest Keith Scott fatal police shooting

United States, Charlotte
September 22, 2016 at 02:45 GMT -00:00 · Published

One protester was allegedly shot as hundreds protested the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, in Charlotte on Wednesday. Protesters and police clashed in the city centre, with the latter firing volleys of teargas at the demonstrators.

Police claim that Scott was carrying a gun, while his family is saying he was carrying a book. His death is the latest incident in a long line of police shootings, and has been met with outrage by the general public, the US' African American community, Black Lives Matter and other anti-racist groups.

USA: Violence erupts in Charlotte as hundreds protest Keith Scott fatal police shooting 02:08
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One protester was allegedly shot as hundreds protested the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, in Charlotte on Wednesday. Protesters and police clashed in the city centre, with the latter firing volleys of teargas at the demonstrators.

Police claim that Scott was carrying a gun, while his family is saying he was carrying a book. His death is the latest incident in a long line of police shootings, and has been met with outrage by the general public, the US' African American community, Black Lives Matter and other anti-racist groups.

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