Keith Scott was killed as police said he was armed and posed as threat to the officers, according to family member Keith was disabled and waiting for his son to get back from school when police arrived at his apartment complex and shot him.
Polices says Keith was armed and gun was recovered at the scene by detectives.Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said the officers felt their lives were endangered and at least one officer shot Keith.
According to officer” the subject was inside a vehicle inside the apartment complex and subject exited the vehicle armed with firearm and the subject getting back into the vehicle was when officers started approaching him, soon after the subject get back out of the vehicle which posed threat to the office when on of the officer identified as
Brentley Vinson, Reports from WJZY-TV.
Immediately after the shoot of Keith Lamont Scott protests erupt scene protesting at least 16 officers were injured following shooting.
Photos of protests at the Scene