Tag: Keith Lamont Scott

No Charges for Charlotte Cop in Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

The police officer who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott, 43, in September will not be criminally charged, his attorney announced on Wednesday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Brentley Vinson was shown on video shooting Scott, who was ordered to drop his gun. The video’s audio then recorded four shots, but they weren’t visible to the camera. According…

Curfew Lifted in Charlotte After Days of Protests

The mayor of Charlotte has lifted a curfew in the city after several days of protests following the fatal police shooting of a black man. Mayor Jennifer Roberts had imposed the curfew last Thursday as the protests spiralled out of control, with one demonstrator fatally shot during the protests. On Sunday night, however, Roberts said…

State Of Emergency In Charlotte After Ongoing Violent Protests [VIDEO]

One person was shot Wednesday during protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, and police say the shot came from a civilian, not police. The unidentified victim, originally reported to have died, is on life support. Late in the night, Gov. Pat McCrory (R) declared a state of emergency, and will deploy the National Guard to assist…