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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6 comments

  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....

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

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

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  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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