Witness says he saw police officer shoot a man

Witness Ron Straite recalls what he saw when a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer fatally shot a man Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at a shopping center off West Blvd. near Remount Road in Charlotte, NC.
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Witness Ron Straite recalls what he saw when a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer fatally shot a man Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at a shopping center off West Blvd. near Remount Road in Charlotte, NC.

Anna Douglas is an investigative reporter for the Charlotte Observer. Previously, she worked as a local news reporter for The (Rock Hill) Herald and as a congressional correspondent in Washington, D.C., for McClatchy.

Anna is a past recipient of the South Carolina Press Association’s Journalist of the Year award and the Charlotte Society of Professional Journalists’ Outstanding Journalism Award.

She’s a South Carolina native, a graduate of Winthrop University, and a past fellow of the Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership Program, sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists.

Anna has lived in Charlotte since May 2017.