Charlotte police shooting: Protesters march in Charlotte for fourth night



Charlotte police refused under mounting pressure Thursday to release video to the public of the shooting of a black man, as the National Guard arrived to try to head off a third night of violence in this city on edge.

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency Wednesday as a second night of violent protests following the fatal police shooting of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott.

On Tuesday, Scott was fatally shot by Charlotte police Officer Brentley Vinson, who is black. Officers said Scott was armed and posed a threat. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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