Protests over police killing of black man continue in Charlotte

Protests over the police shooting of an African American have continued for the fifth night, with protesters marching in the center of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets on Saturday night, holding rallies which stretched into Sunday morning.

The demonstrators were holding signs, one of them read “Stop police brutality” and another showed a picture of a bloody handprint with the phrase #AMINEXT, a social media tag symbolizing the fear of becoming a victim of police brutality.

On Saturday, Charlotte police released dash and body camera footage of the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott.

The dash cam video shows the moment that Scott exits his vehicle and is shot by police officers a few seconds later. Additional body cam footage was also released, as well as a summary report of the confrontation.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney acknowledged that the videos were “insufficient” to prove that Scott held a…

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