On Wednesday, a North Carolina prosecutor announced that Police Officer Brentley Vinson, who is also Black, "acted lawfully" and will not be charged for shooting and killing 43-year-old Scott.
Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray said Wednesday that Officer Brentley Vinson acted lawfully when he shot Keith Lamont Scott.
After days of delay, police in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday released extended video footage of the police-involved shooting death of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, according to multiple media outlets. The graphic police bodycam footage shows the final moments of the father of seven after he was shot by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer on Sept. 20 […]
Zianna Oliphant from Charlotte, North Carolina, has captivated the nation with a stirring, emotional speech about police brutality in her home city.
Reviewing the videos, neither police dashcam or body-camera footage, shows the slain man pointing a gun at police officers.
What the video does not show is the exact moment Scott is shot on Tuesday by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers, but you can hear four shots fired in the background.
Taheshia Williams claims that the police are lying and trying to cover-up their "mistake." Meanwhile, police chief maintains that Scott was armed, despite reviewed video lacking “definitive, visual evidence that would confirm that a person is pointing a gun."