Charlotte, North Carolina police officer Brentley Vinson, who shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott in September, will not be charged, the DA’s office announced Wednesday. Scott’s family has said that he was sitting quietly in his car when Vinson approached him. The District Attorney’s Office said today they have…
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told reporters on Saturday that his department will release video footage from police body cams and dash cams of the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. The footage will appear online sometime Saturday evening.
Attorneys for the family of Keith Lamont Scott, who was shot and killed by police in Charlotte this week, have released a cellphone camera video taken by Scott’s wife Rakeyia of the moments immediately before and after the fatal shooting on Tuesday.
As protestors fill the streets Thursday expressing anger and frustration at the Tuesday death of Keith Lamont Scott at the hands of the police, officials confirmed that the mayor of Charlotte has imposed a curfew, slated to go in effect at midnight.
The family of Keith Lamont Scott has now seen the dashboard and body camera footage that Charlotte police Chief Kerr Putney is reluctant to release, leaving them with “more questions than answers.”
On Thursday—the morning after violent protests over the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott ended in bullets, tear gas and fire—Charlotte’s police chief stated that body-camera footage does not “definitively” prove the event took place the way police said it did.
Now you see him, now you don’t. Where did he go? Why, are you his attorney?
A man has been shot during what started out as a peaceful protest in Charlotte following the death of Keith Lamont Scott Tuesday afternoon.
Protests erupted in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday night after the killing of Keith Lamont Scott by police. Witnesses say Scott, who was black, was unarmed, disabled, and reading a book while waiting for his son’s school bus. Police say 12 officers were injured during the protests; protesters were tear-gassed at…