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US protests turn violent as anger at police killings boils over

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News video: US protests turn violent as anger at police killings boils overProtests turned violent for a second night in Charlotte, North Carolina following a fatal shooting of black man by police. A state of emergency has now been declared. One man was shot and injured during last night’s protest. Police said that another civilian was responsible. A video shows the man, who has not yet been named, as people try to help him and call for assistance. He is in a serious condition, but contrary to some early reports was not killed. Mayor of Charlotte, Jennifer Roberts, is said to be considering introducing a curfew to the city. .POTUS expresses his concern to MayorBartlett and CLTMayor during this challenging time pic.twitter.com/HpIExHiLy6— Valerie Jarrett (vj44) September 21, 2016 Bank of America, who are based in Charlotte and employ 15,000 people in the city reportedly told staff not to come in to work. #BREAKING: From friend at BankofAmerica. Employees can stay home tomorrow. “Emergency notification alert.” pic.twitter.com/I7qI8L6C1p— Molly Grantham WBTV (MollyGrantham) September 22, 2016 Accounts differ over the shooting of Scott. According to police he was armed with a handgun and threatened officers. His family claim he was holding a book, not a gun. The calmest man in Charlotte is protester Henry Lee, 51, who silently refuses to leave his chair. pic.twitter.com/8abgzPwoDZ— Matthew Teague (@MatthewTeague) September 22, 2016 His death is the latest incident to raise questions of racial bias in US policing

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