Thursday night’s gathering in Charlotte was the most peaceful night of protests in Charlotte since demonstrations over the Fatal police shooting of Keith Scott erupted into violence on Tuesday.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency and deployed the National Guard to help local police, who deployed tear gas Wednesday night after protesters started blocking interstate traffic, looting local businesses and throwing bottles at cars.
Amid Wednesday night’s chaos, a protester was fatally shot in the head by another civilian, authorities reported. READ MORE OF THIS STORY
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