Thursday News: Peace unto Charlotte

MAN SHOT IN CHARLOTTE AS UNREST STRETCHES TO 2ND NIGHT (New York Times) — A second night of protests in Charlotte set off by the police killing of a black man spiraled into chaos and violence after nightfall when a demonstration was interrupted by gunfire that gravely wounded a man in the crowd. Law enforcement authorities fired tear gas in a desperate bid to restore order. The scene of the shooting and the largest demonstration of the evening happened along a crowded street in Charlotte’s city center, where the sound of gunfire mixed with the noise of people banging objects into vehicles.

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