Put an end to this, and quick……..
War zone in Charlotte: White man begs for mercy as he is beaten while a reporter is nearly dragged into a fire by rioters as people are told to stay home from work after police shooting of black father
- Disturbing videos have emerged of protesters brutally attacking bystanders in North Carolina city
- Came during the second night of violence that has been prompted by shooting of Keith Lamont Scott
- 44 people were arrested for a variety of crimes and failure to disperse, and at least 14 were hospitalized
- Governor Pat McCrory has declared a state of emergency and has called in the National Guard
- An extra 700 law enforcement personnel will be on the street in Charlotte on Thursday night
- Major companies with offices in the downtown area told employees not to come into work
- An official who watched the footage said Scott made an ‘obvious threat’ towards officers
- But police chief Kerr Putney said video was inconclusive, and does not definitively show him pointing gun
- He also said that the video would not be released, although Scott’s family will get to watch it
- A man, believed to be Scott’s brother, was captured on video saying all white people are ‘f***ing devils’
Disturbing videos have emerged of protesters brutally attacking white bystanders in Charlotte as violent demonstrations continued to engulf the city, 48 hours after a black man was shot dead by police.
A man was dragged and beaten by a mob while begging for mercy, an unconscious photographer was almost tossed into a fire, and a CNN correspondent was slammed to the ground in the midst of the chaos.
It was the second night of unrest following the deadly shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, 43, by African-American cop, Brentley Vinson, 26, at an apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon.
Police said 44 people were arrested for a variety of crimes such as assault, breaking and entering, and failure to disperse. At least 14 people, including five cops, were taken to hospital.
A white man was dragged and beaten by a mob of protesters in a Charlotte parking garage while begging for mercy. It came just hours before a state of emergency was declared in the North Carolina city as a result of the violence