Charlotte police chief: Suspect arrested in shooting death of protester
Chief Kerr Putney (ABC News)

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina have arrested a suspect in the murder of a civilian protester on Wednesday night, Charlotte Mecklenberg Police Department Chief Kerr Putney said at a news conference on Friday.

The protester, who died of his wounds on Thursday, was shot as residents protested the killing of a black man, Keith Scott, by police on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Andy Sullivan; Editing by Scott Malone)