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WATCH: Charlotte, North Carolina Riots Continue Wednesday Night

*Please note the videos in this story are graphic and may not be suitable for all audiences.

Riots erupted again Wednesday evening in Charlotte, North Carolina. In the video above, a man is seen after being shot at the scene. He was pronounced dead Thursday, WCNC reported.

The violent protests formed after Keith Lamont Scott, a black man, was reportedly shot dead by police in Charlotte on September 20.

According to the Charlotte Observer, the shooting occurred in the parking lot of the Village at College Downs apartment complex on Old Concord Road just before 4 p.m.

Officers were attempting to serve an arrest warrant, but the man who was shot was not the person they were attempting to take into custody.

Police told the newspaper Scott was armed and a gun was recovered at the scene by detectives. However, the police chief said he could not be sure by a video he observed if Scott was indeed pointing a gun. You can watch his speech at a news conference below:

WATCH: Keith Scott May Not Have Been Pointing a Gun, Police Chief Says

Video reviewed by Charlotte Police Chief Kerr Putney doesn't prove , at this point, that Keith Lamont Scott was pointing a gun. Watch the news conference here.

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A cell phone video filmed by Rakeyia Scott, wife of the slain Keith Lamont Scott, does not show the shooting of her husband but shows the moments leading up to it. Gunfire is heard on camera:

A Facebook live video was posted after the shooting by Scott’s daughter, Lyric Scott. She said he did not have a gun and was merely reading a book when he was confronted by police and shot.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said he wants to dispel rumors and get the facts out to the public as soon as possible, the Charlotte Observer reported.

A cell phone video filmed by Rakeyia Scott, wife of the slain Keith Lamont Scott, does not show the shooting of her husband but shows the moments leading up to it. Gunfire is heard on camera:

“People are watching how we respond, how we react,” Putney said. “I’m optimistic that the results of our actions will be positive …but it’s time for the voices of the majority to stand up and be heard. It’s time to change the narrative, because I can tell you from the facts that the stories will be different as to how it’s been portrayed so far, especially through social media.”

Putney confirmed there was no book at the scene, and said a gun was indeed found.

You can watch videos from the riots below.

“Once again these protests have spun out of control. My photographer watched someone get shot,” the reporter said:

A state of emergency has been declared:

Chaos and disorder is seen:

Police in riot gear advance:

What started out as a protest has turned into a riot:

Tear gas was used to disperse the crowd:

Lyric Scott: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Lyric Scott is the daughter of Keith Lamont Scott, a black man who was killed by police in Charlotte, North Carolina. Lyric posted live video to Facebook and attended a protest in her father's honor. Read more here.

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Riots on the Streets of Milwaukee: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Riots have erupted in Milwaukee after a police-involved shooting. Heavy spoke with a man who was at the scene, and says he understands why it happened. Read more here about this breaking story here.

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Keith Lamont Scott: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Keith Lamont Scott was fatally shot by police in Charlotte, North Carolina. His family and the police have released conflicting stories about what happened.

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Officer Brentley Vinson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Brentley Vinson was identified as the Charlotte, North Carolina police officer who was involved in shooting Keith Lamont Scott.

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WATCH: Keith Lamont Scott’s Brother Calls All White People ‘Devils’

The brother of Keith Lamont Scott, shot and killed by Charlotte police, sparking riots, told the news media that "all white people are devils." Watch.

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9 comments

  1. This nonsense has to stop.
    An officer shot and killed a man who deserved to be shot.
    When police give multiple orders to put your weapon down, you do it.
    Or else.
    To let these thugs use that to their advantage and as an excuse to riot, then it is time to use more force.
    As much as necessary.
    This country has got to stop giving in to this BS.
    There has to be law and order.
    Or else.

    George Vreeland Hill

    • So you’d like to see Martial Law enforced?

      While I don’t agree with what’s happening at all. I would like the facts to surface…I’m from L.A., where many innocent people were paid millions because of the corrupt LAPD. If this man had a gun, let’s see it…then perhaps it would be a different outcome, i.e. No riots. If on the other hand, he was reading and waiting to pick up his child like he normally does….then that must come out.

      Fact is, they THOUGHT they were serving a man a warrant BUT this man sitting in his car, was not the man they wanted. If then he lifted up his book and they unknowingly shot the wrong man, does it still make it ok?

      Shooting/killing is supposed to be a last resort, now it’s become the norm.

  2. Why is it that all white people have to be devils because another “person” has been killed? Im white and it makes me just as angry! It doesnt seem like “life” matters much anymore whether it is a white, black, asian, mexican, or indian life. People are rioting and just proving that this country is becoming more and more violent. Life is difficult enough for all of our children! What do we stand for? Equality? I dont think so! Individuality? No! Freedom? We are going to lose that too. Do you think it helps anything that we are rioting violently because someone was killed violently…we are just showing why these things happen. These deaths arent racist….a white friend of mine was shot and killed by a black police offier but that doesnt mean it was racially motivated!

  3. They say they are tired of violence yet they protest in violence, makes no sense. The way some of the black people have acted its no wonder why the cops expect the worst when approaching them. by the way, I don’t see big headlines on the black cop recently killing a white guy. Wonder why that is Bottom line is you do the crimes and act like you do , stop wondering why you are treated the way you are. Look at yourself and you must might find the answer.

    • Say…Do you suppose Hillary Clinton is promoting these incidents of rioting in North Carolina and mall stabbings in Minnesota to divert attention from her record of failures and continual untruthfulness? It could be that these incidents are timed just before debates begin. It wouldn’t be the first time the Democratic Presidential Candidate and/or the DNC has pulled similar shenanigans. You will be surprised what can be learned with a little on-line research into past election tactics and nasty tricks.

  4. That video says it all. The one shared by the wife. First she tries to tell officers that he is not armed and is not a threat but quickly changes to “Keith, get out of the car you better not do it!” Not do what?