The police used gas against protesters in Charlotte

In North Carolina there have been clashes between police and citizens, dissatisfied with its arbitrariness.


A state of emergency and curfew have not stopped the protests in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Riots in the city do not cease for three days. September 22 evening, 2.5 hours before curfew, about 100 people tried to block the fast lane 277. The police began to address the crowd. In response, the police flew bottles and other items. The police used on protesters with tear gas.

Previously, the government introduced in the city curfew from midnight to 6 am. A special regime applies to the lifting of a state of emergency, noted in the Twitter town hall. Night owl mayor Jennifer Roberts, was quieter than the previous one. The protests have become quieter, and more mass. Before the protesters were made by the speakers. The night was calmer than the previous one.

Riots in North Carolina began on 20 September after police officer shot during a RAID of a black man, mistaking him for a suspect. Police indicate that 43-year-old Keith Lamont was holding a weapon and threatened the lives of police officers. The victim’s relatives claim that Keith was holding the book and he was waiting for the son from school.

After the incident in Charlotte began mass protests. In clashes between police and residents, killing another man.



The police used gas against protesters in Charlotte 23.09.2016

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