Everything We Know About the Charlotte Police Shooting — TIME

Keith Lamont Scott was unarmed and disabled, reading a book while sitting in his registered vehicle. The police saw his dark skin, became afraid for their lives because black people, and fired a number of rounds into the car, murdering Scott without announcing themselves, nor informing Mr. Scott of what laws he violated to deserve being shot at by at least two officers. Brently Vinson is now on a paid vacation for successfully murdering a man who wasn’t a threat to anyone.

 

Protests erupted Tuesday night in Charlotte, North Carolina after an officer-involved shooting resulted in a black man’s death. The demonstrations lasted through the morning, leaving a highway closed, 12 officers injured and a city divided. Here’s everything we know so far: What happened? A 43-year-old black man was shot and killed by police outside an…

via Everything We Know About the Charlotte Police Shooting — TIME

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