Charlotte police shooting: Protesters march in Charlotte for fourth night

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Charlotte police shooting: Protesters march in Charlotte for fourth night

Keith Lamont Scott's wife and other members of her family have viewed two videos captured by police dashboard and body cameras that showed Mr. Scott's shooting death, family attorneys said.

Charlotte police refused under mounting pressure Thursday to release video to the public of the shooting of a black man, as the National Guard arrived to try to head off a third night of violence in this city on edge.

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency Wednesday as a second night of violent protests following the fatal police shooting of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott.

On Tuesday, Scott was fatally shot by Charlotte police Officer Brentley Vinson, who is black. Officers said Scott was armed and posed a threat. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report


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