Another murder of a black in the United States caused a new wave of unrest
Another murder of a black in the United States caused a new wave of unrest. There are demonstrations against police brutality. North Carolina officer shot an African American, who allegedly had a gun.
In the largest city of the state of North Carolina by an angry crowd has blocked one of the highways. The reason for the riots was the murder of a patrol shot and killed an African American. According to the officer, the man was threatened with a gun. But the victim's relatives claim that the weapons were not.
The staff of Department of fight against street crime was looking for a suspect in a residential complex. There they encountered a gentleman, he had a gun. It was a direct mortal threat. And so one of the officers opened fire.
Killed 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott is the father of 7 children. According to witnesses, when approached by police, Scott was in the car. He waited for the son from school and read the book. The guard was in plain clothes. The requirement to get out of the car Scott obeyed, but not fast enough. And was shot. Began the proceedings. The protesters holding placards, which read: "It was a book."
On the eve it became known about one more murder. Oklahoma patrol shot and killed an unarmed black Terence Crutcher. The patrol demanded that the man raised his hands and placed them on the hood, called for reinforcements and then opened fire. Crutcher, died in hospital. No weapons on him or in the car is not found.