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State of Emergency Declared in Charlotte, North Carolina: National Guard Called In!

Thursday, September 22, 2016 7:17
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State Of Emergency Declared In Charlotte, North Carolina: National Guard Called In!

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Written by JayWill7497

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One person has been shot in Charlotte, North Carolina protests against the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. Riot police are firing tear gas into the crowd. The governor declared a state of emergency and ordered in National Guard and state troopers.

Peaceful protests turned violent on Wednesday, night two of demonstrations in Charlotte. Along with one person being critically shot in the head, there are reports of stores looted, windows broken, and reporters on scene threatened and assaulted.

As of 10:56 Eastern Time. Holly Yan, Ed Lavandera and Boris Sanchez, for CNN reports: A person who was shot at a violent protest in Charlotte is in critical condition and on life support, the North Carolina city tweeted late Wednesday. It corrected its earlier tweet that said the person had died.

One person has been shot in Charlotte, North Carolina protests against the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. Riot police were firing tear gas into the crowd. The governor declared a state of emergency and ordered in National Guard and state troopers.

Charlotte police report that the shooter was a civilian

Protests continued for a second day in Charlotte, N.C., as a state of emergency was declared in the city. One person was shot and four officers were injured during the demonstration.

A person was critically wounded and four officers were injured Wednesday during a second night of protests after police fatally shot a man named Keith Lamont Scott the day before.

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