Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot Sept. 20 by a Charlotte Mecklenburg Police officer during a confrontation that started when undercover officers saw him smoking what appeared to be marijuana and holding a gun in his car at The Village at College Downs apartment complex on Old Concord Road, in northeast Charlotte. His death sparked protesting, some violent, across the city.
Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot Sept. 20 by a Charlotte Mecklenburg Police officer during a confrontation that started when undercover officers saw him smoking what appeared to be marijuana and holding a gun in his car at The Village at College Downs apartment complex on Old Concord Road, in northeast Charlotte. His death sparked protesting, some violent, across the city. Observer file
Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot Sept. 20 by a Charlotte Mecklenburg Police officer during a confrontation that started when undercover officers saw him smoking what appeared to be marijuana and holding a gun in his car at The Village at College Downs apartment complex on Old Concord Road, in northeast Charlotte. His death sparked protesting, some violent, across the city. Observer file

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