Protesters are taking to the streets of Charlotte as anger continues to boil over following the shooting death of Keith Scott late Tuesday afternoon.
Police investigators state that Scott was shot while holding a weapon and that he refused to drop it when instructed. Family member’s contend that he had a book in his hand, with police stating that no book was found at the scene of the shooting.
The shooting of Scott comes just days after unarmed 40-year-old Terence Crutcher was shot by a Tulsa police officer.
Watch video from Charlotte below via WCNC:
CNN is also airing live footage of the protests, which can be seen here.
Deadspin’s Justin Westbrook is also airing a live stream, which can be seen here.
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Trump Organization boasts about India towers just days after Eric Trump says family doesn’t do international business
The Trump Organization undermined Eric Trump's lie about the president's family ending its international business dealings.
President Donald Trump's second son falsely claimed last week to Fox News host Laura Ingraham that he and his siblings "got out of all international business" after their father took office.
"The difference between us and Hunter (Biden) is, when my father became commander in chief of this country, we got out of all international business," Eric Trump said.
However, the Trump Organization run by Eric Trump and his older brother Donald Trump Jr. sent out a tweet Monday morning promoting the Trump Towers in Pune, India.
Trump struggles to regain his footing after a week from hell leaves the White House in turmoil
Donald Trump has had some bad weeks in office, but rarely has the US president seen one as difficult as the week ending Sunday, with members of both parties as well as US diplomats rebelling over his Syria and Ukraine policies, while a public uproar forced him to beat a late-night retreat over his choice of a Trump golf resort to host next year's G7 meeting.
The week began with Trump's stunning announcement -- over Twitter -- that he was pulling American troops out of Syria and abandoning their Kurdish allies as Turkey prepared for what seemed sure to be a bloody invasion. The blast of criticism from Republican lawmakers had no precedent during Trump's time in office.
Trump wants to ‘wash his hands of responsibility for the Kurds’: US official tells NBC News
A source reportedly told NBC News on Monday that President Donald Trump wants to "wash his hands of responsibility for the Kurds."
NBC correspondent Richard Engel reported the remarks on Monday morning.
"US officials tell me Trump wants to wash his hands of responsibility for the Kurds," Engel wrote on Twitter. "The US mil/gov gave Kurds REPEATED assurances of protection. US even asked Kurds to REMOVE defenses BEFORE the Turkish offensive. Kurds complied and now being displaced. WH says not our problem."
Read the tweet below.
US officials tell me Trump wants to wash his hands of responsibility for the Kurds. The US mil/gov gave Kurds REPEATED assurances of protection. US even asked Kurds to REMOVE defenses BEFORE the Turkish offensive. Kurds complied and now being displaced. WH says not our problem.