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    Twelve Officers Injured in Charlotte Police-Shooting Protest

    The cycle continues. Charlotte, North Carolina, police say Keith Lamont Scott was holding a firearm and posed an “imminent deadly threat” when Officer Brentley Vinson, who is also Black, shot and killed him. But witnesses say Scott was holding a book, not a gun. A crowd of about 100 gathered at the scene to protest police killings across the country, including Friday’s in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The protest was allegedly infiltrated by “agitators” who damaged police vehicles, and 12 officers were injured as police used tear gas to break up the crowd.

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