INTERNATIONAL: State of emergency declared in Charlotte amid protest over shooting of black pastor


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_91334077_hi035455151BBC – North Carolina’s governor has declared a state of emergency in the city of Charlotte, after violence erupted during a second night of protests over the police killing of a black man.

Keith Lamont Scott was shot dead by a black officer on Tuesday.

One protester remains in a critical condition after a “civilian on civilian” shooting, police said.

Mr Scott was the third black man killed by US police in a week. Such shootings have sparked nationwide protests.

Riot police in Charlotte used tear gas as they faced hundreds of protesters. The local police department said four officers were injured.


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  1. He who calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Turn from your ways.

    Righteousness exhalts a nation but sin is a reproach....

  2. Black men in the US are becoming an endangered species, smh.

  3. If you keep killing me there will be no us. STOP killing BLACK people we are human.

  4. They are always so fearful for their lives when comes to black people, but never fearful with white people especially the bomber. Hmmm!


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