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Cop Who Murdered Keith Lamont Scott Will Not Be Charged

AFRICANGLOBE - Authorities in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, have decided not to charge the Charlotte police officer who shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott, 43, in September. The man's death prompted several days of protests that at times turned violent.

Autopsy Shows Keith Lamont Scott Was Shot In The Back

AFRICANGLOBE - The man who was killed by Charlotte, NC police, in September was shot once in the back, an autopsy report shows. Keith Lamont Scott's shooting, captured on video, sparked days of protests in the city after his family said he was unarmed. The autopsy said that in addition to the shot to the back, another shot to the abdomen caused his death.

A Murder Spree: 214 Black Persons Murdered By American Cops In 2016

AFRICANGLOBE - Keith Lamont Scott, the father of seven from Charlotte, North Carolina who was murdered in cold blood on Tuesday, becomes the 214th Black person to be killed by US police this year out of an overall total of 821, according to Mapping Police Violence, another group created out of the protest movement. There is no national-level government data on police shootings.

Newly Released Video Shows The Moment Keith Lamont Scott Was Killed

AFRICANGLOBE - Unsettling footage newly released shows the moments leading up to the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. In the two-minute, 12-second footage, Rakeyia Scott can be heard saying, "Don't shoot him, don't shoot him" as police appear to converge on a white pick-up truck in the parking lot of a condominium complex. "He has no weapon — don't shoot him!"

Charlotte Uprising: Governor Declares State Of Emergency

AFRICANGLOBE - Protests turned violent for a second night in Charlotte after Tuesday’s fatal police shooting of a Black man. Late Wednesday, Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency for the city and deployed the National Guard and State Highway Patrol troopers to assist local police. One person was shot at the protest and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, Medic said. The city initially reported that he died, but later retracted that, saying he was on life-support.

North Carolina Cops Just Murdered Another Black Man – He Was...

AFRICANGLOBE - A woman in Charlotte, North Carolina, streamed live video on Facebook after her father was shot dead by police. The woman and others in the neighborhood are at the scene and have been confronting police about the shooting. The man has been identified by neighbors and family as Keith Lamont Scott. “The police just shot my daddy four times for being Black,” she says. “They Tased him first and then shot him.”