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Man Shot During Charlotte Protest Has Died

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The man who was shot during the Charlotte protest has died. The victim has been identified as Justin Carr.

While attending the North Carolina demonstration over the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, the 26-year-old was shot in the head.

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Police spokesman Keith Trietley said in a press release that Justin passed away at a hospital on Thursday.

According to authorities, the Charlotte resident was shot near the Omni Hotel, as protesters scuffled with officers in riot gear.

City officials insist it was not a cop who fired on Justin, and are launching an investigation to try and find the person responsible.

So far, no arrests have been made.

We're devastated that Justin was taken so soon, and our hearts are with everyone affected by this tragic loss.

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UPDATE! One Person Shot & One Police Officer Injured During Night Two Of Charlotte Protest

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UPDATE! 11:00 PM EST: According to the city of Charlotte, the individual who was previously reported dead is currently on life support and is NOT deceased.


This is absolutely horrible!

As we reported, on Tuesday night, protests broke out in Charlotte, North Carolina after 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed in an apartment complex by a police officer from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

As a result of the protest, 12 officers were injured with one being hit in the face by a rock.

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Sadly, on Wednesday, more individuals was subject to violence.

According to reports, one person was killed during night two of the Charlotte protests. Authorities say the victim was shot by another civilian, and NOT by police.

Additionally, one police officer was injured during the melee and had to be transported to a local hospital.

The demonstrations have become increasingly chaotic and violent, with people throwing objects and damaging property. In turn, law enforcement officials are wearing riot gear and are spraying angry protestors with tear gas.

We just want all of this violence to end, and for people to be safe!

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12 Officers Injured After Protests Erupt In North Carolina After An Officer Fatally Shot An Allegedly Disabled Man — Details Here

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This is terrifying!

On Tuesday night, violent protests broke out after a police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina shot and killed a black man they claim was armed, though the man's alleged daughter says differently.

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People were enraged after 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed in an apartment complex by a black officer, Brentley Vinson, from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on Tuesday.

Authorities were looking for a man with an outstanding warrant when they approached Scott, who was sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot of the University of North Carolina, on Tuesday afternoon.

Police claim Keith, who wasn't the man they were looking for, exited his vehicle holding a "firearm," and then got back in the car. Officers approached and said the victim stepped out of the car again with a firearm and "posed an imminent deadly threat to the officers who subsequently fired their weapon striking the subject."

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Though this report may not be 100% true as a woman

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