Dozens of arrests and nine injured in riots North Carolina

Dozens of arrests and nine injured in riots North Carolina

Photo: Adam Rhew/Charlotte magazine

During the riots which Wednesday evening (local time) took place in the U.s. state of North Carolina are 44 people were arrested. Nine civilians were injured.

That has police chief Kerr Putney of the city of Charlotte Thursday reported during a press conference.

The protesters and the police clashed for the second time this week after a demonstration because of a 43-year-old man who was shot by an agent. The incident took place in a parking lot on the university campus.

The situation got out of hand when protesters during the protest march agents surrounded. The police used tear gas and rubber bullet at the protesters to disperse.


The victim that was killed was black, just like the cop who shot. A victim with a gun in his hand from the car are stepped on when he was shot.

The police states that the gun that the man had at the place of the shooting incident is found. According to the daughter of the victim was her father, however, not armed.


He should be in the car a book, sit down and read, after which he with a stroomstootwapen and a firearm was shot. The man died in hospital of his injuries.

The woman started after the incident on a live stream, in which she said that her father was shot because he was black. She said that her father was disabled.

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