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Police Who Fatally Shot Black Man in Charlotte Will Not be Charged

VOA News Wednesday, 30 November 2016
No charges will be filed against the police officer who shot and killed a black man in Charlotte, North Carolina in September. “I believe Officer Vinson acted lawfully,” District Attorney of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Andrew Murray announced Wednesday, saying that 15 prosecutors on the team voted unanimously in the case of Keith Lamont Scott. Murray showed surveillance footage of Keith Lamont Scott from a convenience store he visited earlier that day showing a bulge on his ankle, bearing a...
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News video: DA: Police Acted Lawfully in Black Man's Killing

DA: Police Acted Lawfully in Black Man's Killing 01:30

A North Carolina prosecutor said a Charlotte officer acted lawfully in the killing of Keith Lamont Scott. Yet lawyers for the family of Scott say they still have questions as they consider whether to file a lawsuit. (Nov. 30)

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