Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Man Shot during Protests in Charlotte ; Police Did Not Shoot, City Says

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Man Shot during Protests in Charlotte ; Police Did Not Shoot, City Says

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Authorities tried to quell public anger and correct what they characterized as false information Wednesday as Charlotte dealt with a second night of violent protests, adding itself to the list of U.S. cities that have erupted in violence over the death of a black man at the hands of police. One man was shot as protesters gathered near police in riot gear at an upscale downtown Charlotte hotel Wednesday night. The man was not shot by a police officer, the city of Charlotte said on Twitter. He is in critical condition at an area hospital, the Charlotte emergency medical service said.

A short time later, police began firing flash grenades at protesters who were throwing fireworks at them. They then fired tear gas at the hundreds of protesters, dispersing most of the crowd. …

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