Power of Story Send a Tweet        

Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   4 comments
General News

Disabled Black Man Shot Dead by NC Police While Reading in Car

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Meryl Ann Butler     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; , Add Tags  

Must Read 4   News 3   Well Said 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 9/21/16

Become a Fan
  (85 fans)

Hands Up Don
Hands Up Don't Shoot (collage using public domain image by Meryl Ann Butler)
(Image by opednews.com)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

A disabled black man has died at the hospital after being shot by a police officer Tuesday afternoon in a subdivision of Charlotte, NC. The victim was later identified as Keith Lamont Scott. Police said they were searching for someone who had outstanding warrants when they saw a man with a gun leave a vehicle. The victim was not the subject of the search, said Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney. According to police reports, Scott returned to his vehicle. When they approached him, they claim he “posed an imminent deadly threat to the officers” and one of them opened fire. An eyewitness told the victim’s daughter that a Taser was used on her father, then he was shot at least three times.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.theroot.com

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 4   News 3   Well Said 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -