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No Charges in Keith Lamont Scott Police Shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 5:15pm 11/30/2016 at 5:15pm

No charges are to be filed against the police officer who shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott last September in Charlotte NC, announced Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray today, reports CNN and other news outlets.

Both Scott and the officer who shot him, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Brentley Vinson, are black.

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Charlotte Protesters Release Ludicrous List of “Demands”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 12:00pm 9/27/2016 at 12:00pm
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We’ve been covering the Charlotte protests here at LI, and the lasted development is quite a doozy.  They’ve released a list of demands that boggles the mind and steps perilously close to the federal definition of terrorism.

Mediaite reports:

Protestors in Charlotte have made quite a few demands over when they’ll end their...

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Charlotte Police release videos and photos: Say Keith Lamont Scott had a gun

http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/sources-video-of-deadly-encounter-between-cmpd-officer-keith-scott-to-be-released-saturday/449819987
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 7:30am 9/25/2016 at 7:30am
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The Charlotte Police have released body and dashboard cam videos. While the video does not show enough of what happened to show a gun in hand, police say that Keith Lamont Scott had a gun when police shot him, and the video shows police yelling to “drop the gun” as he...

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Family of Charlotte Police Shooting Victim Releases Video

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/24/us/charlotte-keith-scott-shooting-video.html?_r=0
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 23, 2016 at 7:41pm 9/23/2016 at 7:41pm
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/24/us/charlotte-keith-scott-shooting-video.html?_r=0

Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by Charlotte police last weekend. Violent riots broke out in response to the shooting. Rioters maintain Scott wasn’t armed, but was carrying a book.

Charlotte officials declined to make public footage of the police encounter.

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Analysis: Is it lawful self-defense to “run down” rioters surrounding your vehicle?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:00pm 9/22/2016 at 2:00pm
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The details on the Charlotte riots and attacks on motorists trapped on the highway and others are in our earlier post.

Instapundit (law professor Glenn Reynolds) was suspended from Twitter (then later reinstated) after posting the following tweet as those riots and highway blockades were ongoing:

Professor Jacobson has asked me to address...

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NFL, Carolina Panthers May Move Game Due to Charlotte Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/22/2016 at 1:00pm

The NFL and Carolina Panthers may move Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings because of the violent riots in Charlotte, NC.

From FOX 46:

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Twitter suspends Instapundit for suggesting people not become victims of racist thug rioters (Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 9:16am 9/22/2016 at 9:16am
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The rioting in Charlotte turned even uglier overnight, after the apparently false claim that a black man was shot dead by police for pointing a book.

All evidence so far shows that the “victim” was a career criminal who had a gun and turned towards police.

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Charlotte Police Confirm Photo of Keith Lamont Scott’s Gun

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7:04pm 9/21/2016 at 7:04pm
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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.

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Riots in Charlotte Injure Police Officers, Damage Private Property (Updated)

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/crime/article103009432.html
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/21/2016 at 1:00pm
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/crime/article103009432.html

Tuesday night Charlotte police shot and killed an African-American man later identified as Keith Lamont Scott.

A woman claiming to be Scott’s daughter says Scott was unarmed, reading a book when he was shot and killed.

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