Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police kill unarmed man, citizens protest
By: Hannah Paige Michels ~Head Photo Editor~ Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot four times and killed by police officer Brentley Vinson, 26, on Sept. 20 in Charlotte, N.C. Two Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officers were responding to a warrant when Scott, a Black man, was seen sitting in his SUV with what appeared to be marijuana and a gun. Scott was not approached until Vinson saw him, “[exit] the vehicle armed with a firearm.” Officers approached Scott once he had returned to sitting in his car. Controversy surrounding Scott’s shooting stems from a lack of clear body or dashcam footage … Continue reading Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police kill unarmed man, citizens protest
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