Charlotte police to release video of fatal shooting after protests
By Robert MacMillan and Mike Blake CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - Charlotte police will release body camera and dashboard videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man that triggered protests in the North Carolina city, but the footage does not show the victim holding a gun, the head of the force said on Saturday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney announced the release of the video at a briefing, following days of demonstrations at which protesters demanded that authorities allow the public to see clips of the Tuesday shooting. Putney said evidence showed that Keith Scott, who was killed on Tuesday, was holding a gun when he was shot by a police officer, but that the videos themselves were "insufficient" to prove that.
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Charlotte police will release footage of the shooting death of a black man during an encounter with officers in the state of North Carolina, Chief Kerr Putney told reporters Saturday. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police chief said he will release both "the body-worn camera footage and dash-cam footage" that captured the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, whose Tuesday death has triggered days of unrest and calls for the videos' release. Scott was shot and killed at a Charlotte apartment complex during an encounter with police searching for another person wanted for arrest.