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    Man Shot in Charlotte Protest Dies, Police Refuse to Release Shooting Video

    The violence continues. The man shot during Wednesday night’s clashes in Charlotte has died, according to police, who say 26-year-old Justin Scott was shot by an unknown civilian. Amid escalating protests, Charlotte’s police chief has said authorities won’t be releasing dashcam video of the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, 43, which allegedly does not contain “definitive visual evidence” that Scott was holding a gun. Eight other civilians and five police officers were also injured Wednesday night. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has sent in the National Guard amid the ongoing state of emergency.

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