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CMPD, Some Neighbors Have Different Accounts Of Scott's Shooting

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Charlotte Observer
CMPD Police Chief Kerr Putney talks to reporters this morning at Government Center. He's flanked by Mayor Jennifer Roberts and other government officials.

This much we know: around 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by police near his north Charlotte home. Protests over that killing turned violent Tuesday night. And Wednesday, two very different narratives have emerged over why Scott was shot. 

WFAE’s Tom Bullock and Michael Tomsic heard detailed accounts of those two narratives and joined Mark Rumsey for analysis.