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USA: Mourners mark the spot of Keith Scott's shooting with a memorial01:01

USA: Mourners mark the spot of Keith Scott's shooting with a memorial

United States, Charlotte
September 23, 2016 at 22:50 GMT -00:00 · Published

Footage filmed on Friday, showed candles, messages of condolences and flowers marking the spot where Keith Scott was killed at The Village at College Downs, Charlotte, on Tuesday. The messages read: "Why us?" and "Black Lives Matter."

Anger over the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott has sparked three nights of protests in North Carolina prompting Governor Pat McCrory to declare a state of emergency and deploy the National Guard.

According to police, officers went to a Charlotte apartment complex looking for a suspect with an outstanding warrant when they saw Scott exiting his car. Police claim that Scott was carrying a gun; his family has said 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 USA's African-American community, Black Lives Matter and other anti-racist groups.

USA: Mourners mark the spot of Keith Scott's shooting with a memorial01:01
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Footage filmed on Friday, showed candles, messages of condolences and flowers marking the spot where Keith Scott was killed at The Village at College Downs, Charlotte, on Tuesday. The messages read: "Why us?" and "Black Lives Matter."

Anger over the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott has sparked three nights of protests in North Carolina prompting Governor Pat McCrory to declare a state of emergency and deploy the National Guard.

According to police, officers went to a Charlotte apartment complex looking for a suspect with an outstanding warrant when they saw Scott exiting his car. Police claim that Scott was carrying a gun; his family has said 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 USA's African-American community, Black Lives Matter and other anti-racist groups.

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