Protestors in Charlotte have made quite a few demands over when they’ll end their rallies, not the least of which are the “demilitarization” and “defunding” of the city’s police department. The death of Keith Lamont Scott sparked major unrest over the past few days, which created enough pressure on Charlotte police that they released their body cam footage of the fatal encounter. Even so, protest participants of are circulating an online set of terms for when they’ll call it quits completely, and…it’s a pretty sizable assortment.
Two plain clothes officers were sitting inside of their unmarked police vehicle preparing to serve an arrest warrant in the parking lot of The Village at College Downs when a white SUV pulled in and parked beside them. The officers saw the driver, later identified as Keith Lamont Scott, rolling what they believed to be a marijuana “blunt.” Officers did not consider Scott’s drug activity to be a priority at the time and they resumed the warrant operation. A short time later, Officer Vinson saw Scott hold a gun up.
Charlotte Police just confirmed that a photo taken by a news reporter did in fact show Keith Lamont Scott's gun. Scott was shot and killed by police Tuesday afternoon. Locals rioted against alleged police brutality insisting Scott was unarmed and holding a book. BREAKING: CMPD sources...
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