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State of emergency was declared to protests in North Carolina

State of emergency was declared to protests in North Carolina

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Governor Pat McCrory of the U.s. state of North Carolina has the state of emergency was declared in the city of Charlotte. There were protestors and police Wednesday night (local time) for the second time in a row, after it was demonstrated for a black man who was shot by an agent.

The situation got allegedly from the hand when demonstrators during a protest march, groups of agents surrounded. The police used tear gas and rubber bullets at demonstrators to disperse. The activists threw in their turn, with fireworks and debris to the agents.

Not all aggression is directed against the police. So plundered the protesters a shop and went to trash cans in flames. Some protesters reacted angrily to the chaotic states. A woman shouted “stop, this is not” to young women who bottles piece is tossed on the street.

Shot

At the demonstration Wednesday night was a person shot. The authorities reported initially that the victim had died, but came back to later. The citizens would still in critical condition in the hospital.

It is still unclear under what circumstances the victim was shot. The municipality Charlotte reported that the shooter is not an agent, but a other citizen.

A resident of Charlotte explained to news agency Reuters that the target is right in front of him was when he was hit. Bystanders should the victim a few minutes on the floor have to leave before they omdraaiden. There was blood coming from his head.

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Dead at the second protest after the shooting incident in United States

Protests

Tuesday walked out of the protests, also from the hand. When were definitely sixteen agents injured during a confrontation with demonstrators, who a short time a motorway is blocked. Several activists suffered injuries.

Hundreds of people protesting since Tuesday night, after a police officer in a parking lot at a university campus, a man had been shot.

The 43-year-old victim in the parking lot was killed was black, just like the cop who shot. According to the police there was a search for a fugitive suspect.

A victim with a gun in his hand out of the car, being 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.

Protests Charlotte Wednesday night

Governor Pat McCrory of the U.s. state of North Carolina has the state of emergency was declared in the city of Charlotte.
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There were protestors and police Wednesday night (local time) for the second time in a row, after it was demonstrated for a black man who was shot by an agent.
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At the demonstration Wednesday night was a person shot. The authorities reported initially that the victim had died, but came back to later. The citizens would still in critical condition in the hospital.
© AFP

It is still unclear under what circumstances the victim was shot. The municipality Charlotte reported that the shooter is not an agent, but a other citizen.
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Daughter

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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