Pressure builds on Charlotte, NC police to release fatal shooting videos

Pressure builds on Charlotte, NC police to release fatal shooting videos

The family of a black man shot dead by a police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina earlier this week has called on authorities to release police footage of the incident, claiming that the videos contradict the police’s version of the shooting. Charlotte police claim that 43 year-old Keith Lamont Scott was shot to death in […]

Third night of protests over police shooting in US city of Charlotte

Third night of protests over police shooting in US city of Charlotte

Protesters massed on Charlotte’s streets for a third night Thursday in the latest sign of mounting pressure for police to release video that could resolve wildly different accounts of the shooting of a black man. Demonstrators chanted “release the tape” and “we want the tape” while briefly blocking an intersection near Bank of America headquarters […]

Protest over police shooting turns deadly in US city of Charlotte

Protest over police shooting turns deadly in US city of Charlotte

One person was shot dead on Wednesday in a second night of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, officials said, as riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse unruly protesters after the fatal police shooting of a black man. Charlotte Police Chief Kerr Putney confirmed that a person shot during the protest had […]