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    Breaking: Charlotte Police in Riot Gear Using Tear Gas on Protestors (Video)

    Police Using Tear Gas, Flash-Bang Devices

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    Charlotte-Mecklenburg law enforcement officers in riot gear and gas masks Wednesday night have been using tear gas on protestors. Those protestors are angered over the killing by a police officer of Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year old Black man, and father of seven, Tuesday afternoon. Scott's family say he was reading a book, police say he was armed with a gun when they shot and killed him.

    Police, according to MSNBC, are using flash-bang devices to blind protestors and subdue them.

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