Charlotte faces aftermath of protests ignited by fatal police shooting; 16 officers injured

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A protester stands with his left arm and fist clenched as Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers form a line on Old Concord Road in Charlotte, NC on Tuesday night. A protest began on Old Concord Road at Bonnie Lane, where a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer fatally shot a man in the parking lot of The Village at College Downs apartment complex Tuesday afternoon.The man who died was identified late Tuesday as Keith Scott, 43 and the officer who fired the fatal shot was CMPD Officer Brentley Vinson. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Several hundred people protested a CMPD officer-involved fatal shooting in the University Area that extended from Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning. A dozen police officers were injured in the clashes. 

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One Response to “Charlotte faces aftermath of protests ignited by fatal police shooting; 16 officers injured”

  1. daveyone1 Says:

    Reblogged this on World Peace Forum.

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