Real-time developments in Keith Scott shooting

Protesters marched through uptown Charlotte for the fourth straight night, seeking justice for Keith Scott, who was shot and killed by a CMPD officer earlier in the week.

8:29 a.m. Monday - CMPD releases names of 11 arrests made during Sunday night's protests. The listed names include:

Tyteris Dunvar, Braxton David Winston II, Bruce Eric Garmon, Armando Gallardo, Osiris Rain, Ana Sanjar, Kenny Nguyen, Michelle Marie Busick, Jake Nathaniel Poler, Donnell Lamar Jones, Kyaize Taylor.

4:46 a.m. Monday - The court date scheduled for Monday at 1p.m. for Rayquan Borum who is being charged with the murder of Justin Carr during rioting. 

8:50 p.m. Sunday - Peaceful protesters gather in prayer outside CMPD Headquarters, beginning marches through uptown. 

7:31 p.m. Sunday - City of Charlotte lifts midnight curfew, effective immediately. 

In statement, the city says "Mayor Roberts continues to urge the community to come together and show their unity in a peaceful and legal manner."

5:41 p.m. Sunday - Police in riot gear line the street near Marshall Park at the intersection of East 3rd Street and McDowell.

5:30 p.m. Sunday - A group of protesters march onto I-277 at 4th Street. CMPD says as they group began to run from incoming officers, one protester fell and was struck by a Greensboro Police officer riding an ATV. The protester, identified as a 26-year-old man from Missouri, was not injured and was charged with disorderly conduct and resist, obstruct, and delay.

4:15 p.m. Sunday - Demonstrators continue to march through uptown following Carolina Panthers game.

12:50 p.m. Sunday - CMPD arrests one person outside Bank of America Stadium for being in possession of a concealed weapon.

12:08 p.m. Sunday - Protesters reach Bank of America Stadium chanting "Black Lives Matter" 

11:20 a.m. Sunday - Panthers QB Cam Newton warms up wearing shirt quoting civil rights leader Martin Luther King — "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."

10:24 a.m. Sunday - CMPD officers in riot gear arrive and stage outside Bank of America Stadium.

9:48 a.m. Sunday - CMPD announces that four people were arrested during protests Saturday into Sunday morning.

8:30 a.m. Sunday - A small group of protesters assemble peacefully in Marshall Park.

12:02 a.m. Sunday - The Carolina Panthers home game vs the Minnesota Vikings is declared an extraordinary event by City of Charlotte officials. 

An Extraordinary Event is defined as a large scale event or an event of national or international significance which might attract a significant number of people to a certain geographic area of the city. The City Manager, in collaboration with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, has determined this event meets the criteria as defined in Charlotte City Code Sec. 15-310.

The Extraordinary Event designation allows the city to modify its permitting process for activities such as parades and specifies particular items that are prohibited from being brought into certain boundaries of the event.

11:17 p.m. Saturday - Demonstrators attempt to march onto I-277, but police block their effort. 

10:45 p.m. Saturday - Protests remain peaceful and organized on uptown streets.

10:16 p.m. Saturday - Protesters stage sit-in and moment of silence for Keith Scott. 

9:45 p.m. Saturday - Protesters gather en masse outside CMPD, demanding to see the entire video of the Keith Scott shooting. 

9:20 p.m. Saturday - Protesters march near the Epicentre chanting "Release the whole tape."

7:33 p.m. Saturday - Mayor Roberts releases a statement following the release of CMPD body and dash cam video of Keith Scott shooting. 

I fully support the videos being released to the public.

I have been calling for the release of the videos as soon as possible and now that the family has viewed it on Thursday afternoon and interviews with witnesses are complete, releasing it to the public is the right thing to do to ensure transparency and accountability.

I want the citizens of Charlotte to view the video to see the incident for themselves. Transparency and accountability are critical in this process.

The SBI continues to be in charge of the investigation. I have been in conversations with the US Attorney, and have asked the Department of Justice to be available to address any potential civil rights concerns.  

7:31 p.m. Saturday - Mecklenburg County Commisioner Bill James tweets that "you cannot satiate a mob with facts" in regard to CMPD video being released. 

7:25 p.m. Saturday - Attorneys representing Keith Scott family hold press conference addressing release of CMPD video.               

7:03 p.m. Saturday - CMPD tweets that an employee uncomfortable with decision to live tweet Chief Putney's press conference deleted tweets from department's account. They have since been reproduced.

6:30 p.m. Saturday - CMPD releases body cam and dash cam video of the Keith Scott shooting. Police also release photos of the gun, an ankle holster, and marijuana recovered by investigators at the scene of the shooting.

WARNING: Graphic video released by CMPD is below.

6:03 p.m. Saturday - Attorneys representing the Scott Family announce they'll hold a press conference following the release of CMPD video of Keith Scott shooting.

5:49 p.m. Saturday - Buzzfeed reports that CMPD deletes all tweets during the 4:30 Keith Scott press conference. 

4:30 p.m. Saturday - CMPD Chief Putney speaks for 30 minutes, announcing that police dash cam and body cam video of the Keith Scott shooting would be made public Saturday.

Putney explains that “We are giving you the most complete puzzle that we have without trying the case out in public,” Putney said. “There’s no single piece of evidence that proves all of the complexities in this case.” 

3:45 p.m. Saturday - CMPD announces that Chief Putney will release a statement regarding the Keith Scott shooting at 4:30 p.m. Satuday

3:00 p.m Saturday - Large crowd of protesters gathers outside CMPD Headquarters chanting "Release the tape."

2:41 p.m. Saturday - Charlotte-Mecklenburg NAACP says that the Department of Justice has opened an investigation into the fatal shooting of Keith Scott. 

2:25 p.m. Saturday - Law enforcement source confirms to NBC Charlotte's Rad Berky that CMPD video of Keith Scott shooting will be released Saturday. 

12:08 a.m. Saturday - With the curfew in effect, protesters lay down in the street near the Epicentre. 

12:00 a.m. Saturday - The midnight curfew for Charlotte goes in effect throughout the city. 

11:49 p.m. Friday - Hundreds of protesters march through uptown near the Epicentre. 

11:28 p.m. Friday - Protesters outside CMPD Headquarters begin to write the names of people killed by police across the nation in chalk on the sidewalk and in the street. 

10:45 p.m. Friday - Protesters gather outside CMPD Headquarters, demanding that police release the video of the Keith Scott shooting.

10:09 p.m. Friday - MEDIC tweets that one demonstrator was treated for heat exhaustion during protests in uptown. That person was not taken to the hospital, according to MEDIC.

9:39 p.m. Friday - Hillary Clinton announces that she will delay her trip to Charlotte by a week after Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts encourages Trump and Clinton to "delay those visits in terms of giving us a chance to get our city back to order and back to more of a state of normalcy." Clinton is now scheduled to arrive in Charlotte on October 2nd.

9:05 p.m. Friday - Protesters march onto I-277 near Graham Street north of uptown briefly before police engage them and remove them from the highway. 

8:50 p.m. Friday - The SBI releases a statement saying that CMPD remains the custodian of the original video of the Keith Scott shooting and has the legal authority to release it.

8:41 p.m. Friday - One CMPD officer tells NBC Charlotte's Mark Boyle that as of this time, protests have remained peaceful and smooth. He says demonstrators have moved through the streets and that CMPD supports the protesters' First Amendment right to protest.

8:15 p.m. Friday - Marching begins in uptown Charlotte as demonstrators gather in Romare Bearden Park.

7:00 p.m. Friday - A peaceful demonstration is organized in Mooresville by local clergy leaders. The protest involves a march through downtown and wraps up peacefully. 

5:23 p.m. Friday - Attorneys for Scott family release a statement explaining family explaining family wanted to release video "in the name of truth and transparency."

Today's decision to release cellphone video of the moments before Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed was made by the Scott family in the name of truth and transparency.

The family is still hopeful that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and city of Charlotte will release all available video of the incident to the public so that people can draw their own conclusions about Keith's death. 

We encourage everyone to reserve judgment until all the facts are known.  This is simply one step in our quest to find the truth for this family. 

We thank those in the community who have supported the Scott family during this difficult time, and we again ask for peace in Charlotte as we continue to learn more about the tragic events that unfolded September 20.

4:50 p.m. Friday - True Healing Under God leaders hold press conference, asking Charlotte officials to release the video of the Keith Scott shooting to the public. John Barnett urges pastors of over 900 Charlotte churches to join demonstrators Friday, and asks for peace in the city from protesters.

4:33 p.m. Friday - Press Secretary Andy Estrada confirms that presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will visit Charlotte Sunday.

4:10 p.m. Friday - Charlotte Mayor Roberts releases a statement regarding the release of body and dash cam footage of fatal shooting.

I respect the investigative process and I want to ensure the integrity of the independent investigation of the State Bureau of Investigation. I urge it to use every resource at its disposal to get this done and release the information to the public as quickly as possible. 

4:06 p.m. Friday - Police sources tell NBC Charlotte's Michelle Boudin that suspect arrested in connection with fatal shooting of protester at the Omni Hotel has confessed to the shooting. 

3:32 p.m. Friday - City of Charlotte officials release a statement saying all questions regarding the Keith Scott investigation should be directed to the SBI.

"This is the State Bureau of Investigation’s investigation, and the City of Charlotte is respecting its process. All questions related to the investigation need to be referred to the SBI.”

3:14 p.m. Friday - CMPD Public Information Officer confirms that CMPD Headquarters have received no vandalism or damage from protesters and no arrests have been made.

2:45 p.m. Friday - Governor McCrory holds press conference addressing protests in Charlotte, thanks the local authorities and N.C. National Guard for their handling of peaceful protests Thursday in uptown. McCrory says it's vital that SBI maintains three goals: protecting the constitutional rights of those being investigated, a fair investigation, and meeting public interest in the case. 

2:42 p.m. Friday - Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton tweets that Charlotte should release video of Keith Scott shooting.

1:30 p.m. Friday - NBC News releases cell phone footage showing the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.

12:51 p.m. Friday - Town of Mooresville issues permit for a peaceful march in the downtown area of Mooresville, starting at 6 p.m. with a planned march starting at 7. Mooresville High School football game vs Statesville High postponed until Monday at 7 p.m.

11:57 a.m. Friday - Attorney General Roy Cooper releases statement asking for videos of the Keith Scott shooting to be released to the public.

We must continue in the pursuit of the truth while also continuing the important work of bringing our communities and law enforcement together to build trust and safety for all. One step toward meeting both goals is for the videos in this case to be released to the public.

11:03 a.m. Friday - Charlotte city officials hold press conference for latest briefing on the protests.

During the conference, CMPD Chief said that three protesters were arrested during Thursday nights protests He also announced police arrested Raquan Borum for the shooting and killing of Justin Carr during Wednesday night's protests. 

11:00 a.m. Friday - Students at Mallard Creek High peacefully protest with a sit-in and chant 'Black Lives Matter'

8:00 a.m. Friday - Students stage protest by reportedly throwing food and walking out at Hopewell High, resulting in police being called.

12:40 a.m. Friday - Protesters stage a "die-in" at the intersection of Trade & Tryon.

12:23 a.m. Friday - CMPD captain says as long as protests remain peaceful, curfew will not be enforced. Says the curfew is a tool that will be used as necessary to clear the streets if protests become violent. 

12:00 a.m. Friday - The midnight curfew for Charlotte goes into effect. CMPD says two police officers were treated by MEDIC after being sprayed by a chemical agent by protesters. 

11:30 p.m. Thursday - CMPD Tweets that there have been no reports of civilian or police injuries during Thursday's demonstration.

10:49 p.m. Thursday - Bank of America sends employees a message to stay home Friday, that the uptown offices will remain closed. 

10:33 p.m. Thursday - Protesters make their way onto I-277 near Bank of America Stadium. Police in riot gear engage the protesters in an attempt to clear the roadway. 

10:15 p.m. Thursday - Protesters tell NBC Charlotte's Ty Chandler that they are marching to Interstate 85 to block traffic. 

9:11 p.m. Thursday - Mayor Roberts issues curfew for Charlotte that will take effect at midnight. 

8:43 p.m. Thursday - NBC Charlotte's Michelle Boudin has a one-on-one sit-down interview with Mayor Jennifer Roberts, who says she believes video of shooting should be released to the public, but only when it won't impact the investigation. 

8:39 p.m. Thursday - Clergy gather outside Omni Hotel in uptown at scene of deadly shooting during protests Thursday. Prayers and candles lit to honor Justin Carr, the man who was killed. 

8:15 p.m. Thursday - Peaceful protesters march through uptown Charlotte chanting "Release the video," of Keith Scott shooting. 

7:40 p.m. Thursday - Hundreds of protesters gather in Romare Bearden Park. 

7:30 p.m. Thursday - Attorneys representing family of Keith Scott release statement from the family, saying they have "more questions than answers" after watching CMPD video footage of Keith Scott shooting. 

3:45 p.m. Thursday - Scott family attorneys hold press conference addressing protests and release of police video. 

Attorney Justin Bamberg says Scott's wife witnessed the shooting, and urges protesters to remain calm at family's request.

2:50 p.m. Thursday -  McCrory says top priority for authorities is safety and that Chief Putney is in charge of all forces on the ground, even with National Guard present. 

2:42 p.m. Thursday - McCrory says the SBI has launched an independent investigation into the shooting of Keith Scott. 

2:30 p.m. Thursday - Governor McCrory hosts a press conference at CMPD Headquarters with Chief Putney and Mayor Roberts. During his comments, McCrory says "we cannot tolerate any type of violence toward citizens," and those who destroy property will be dealt with by authorities. 

McCrory separates protesters from agitators during uptown demonstrations and decries those who want anarchy. 

2:25 p.m. Thursday - Several Carolina Panthers players, including Tre Boston, Thomas Davis, and Greg Olsen address violence in Charlotte. 

"I know what I saw on TV last night is not us. That's not Charlotte," Davis said, urging protesters to not use violence to make their voices heard. 

Boston said he considered joining protesters initially but saw that safety was an issue. He says he may consider joining other players in kneeling for the national anthem, but made it clear to media he respects America and those who serve the country. 

1:18 p.m. Thursday -- Michael Jordan releases statement on fatal police shooting and subsequent protests:

"First, I want to express my condolences to the Scott family for their loss. I also wish for a full recovery to those who have been injured. “In light of the tragic events of the past three days, it is more important than ever that we restore calm and come together, as a community, in peaceful demonstration and conversation, and in constructive and non-violent ways. As part of the fabric of Charlotte, the Hornets organization is committed to working with civic leaders, our elected leaders and law enforcement to foster more trust, transparency and understanding so we can heal and grow together as a community.”    

1:15 p.m. Thursday -- NAACP hold press conference on the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.

12:48 p.m. Thursday -- NFL releases statement on Vikings-Panthers game scheduled for Sunday: 

"We are planning to play the game as scheduled on Sunday. We are monitoring events in Charlotte and have been in communication with local officials and authorities, and both the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings."

12:22 p.m. Thursday -- The Mecklenburg County District Attorney asks the State Bureau of Investigation to prove officer's fatal shooting of black man, citing family's request.

12:20 p.m. Thursday -- The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) releases a statement regarding venue damage and events.

"The damage at our CRVA venues consists of broken exterior windows at the Charlotte Convention Center and NASCAR Hall of Fame and a breach that took place at one of our tenant spaces at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Buffalo Wild Wings," said the CRVA. Events taking place Thursday at the Charlotte Convention Center and NASCAR Hall of Fame will not be canceled, rather, "appropriate security precautions" will be taken, the CRVA said. 

10:30 a.m. Thursday -- Charlotte city officials hold press conference to discuss the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scot video and the riots that erupted in response.

When asked why he hasn't released the dash cam video of Scott's shooting, CMPD Chief Putney said, "if there is compelling information that I think helps, we'll show it." He also said that the video does not give him absolute definitive evidence someone was pointing a gun, but the totality of video supports the other evidence. 

Chief Putney said that there is no curfew planned for Thursday night and that, "now we have the resources to protect the infrastructure and arrest the people committing criminal offenses."

10:19 a.m. Thursday -- Carolina Panthers President Danny Morrison releases statement saying, "We are in contact with government officials, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and the NFL. We are continuing to monitor events as we prepare for Sunday's home game."

8:30 a.m. Thursday -- Some uptown businesses such as The Mint Museum announce they will be closed Thursday as a precaution.

6:08 a.m. Thursday -- Facebook activates "Safety Check" feature for Charlotte.

6 a.m. Thursday -- Uptown businesses such as Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Duke Energy employees are not required to report to work in uptown and encouraged to work from home.

5 a.m. Thursday -- National Guard arrives.

3 a.m. Thursday -- Protestors begin to disperse from uptown.

12:32 a.m. Thursday -- The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) suspends its LYNX light rail and bus services.

11:34 p.m. Wednesday -- NC Attorney General Roy Cooper releases statement urging everyone in Charlotte to heed the call for peaceful demonstration.

11:24 p.m. Wednesday -- NC Governor McCrory declares state of emergency in Charlotte . "I have declared a State of Emergency & initiated efforts to deploy the Nat'l Guard & Highway Patrol to assist local law enforcement in CLT," McCrory tweeted.

10:47 p.m. Wednesday -- City of Charlotte makes correction via Twitter saying, "Civilian who suffered gunshot wound during protests is on life support, critical condition. Not deceased."

10:21 p.m. Wednesday -- N.C. Governor Pat McCrory issues statement saying, "the State Highway Patrol is sending in troopers to further help the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department," and that, "any violence directed towards our citizens or police officers or destruction of property should not be tolerated." 

10:21 p.m. Wednesday -- Confirmed: Charlotte Mayor is hoping to see dashcam video of Scott shooting, but no guarantee.dashcam video of Scott shooting, but no guarantee.

9:53 p.m. Wednesday -- MEDIC confirms one patient had a life threatening gun shot wound and later died. The other two had non-life threatening injuries.

9:36 p.m. Wednesday -- Kenny Smith, Charlotte City Council District 6, confirms seven CMPD officers have been taken to the hospital for injuries sustained during protests.

9:35 p.m. Wednesday -- The Hornets team store at downtown arena looted.

9:21 p.m. Wednesday -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney confirms man shot in protests was killed. Victim was killed in civilian-on-civilian shooting.

9:09 p.m. Wednesday -- Multiple people on scene tell NBC Charlotte gunshot victim is dead.

8:58 p.m. Wednesday -- Shooting confirmed outside area of the Ritz Hotel. Ritz has locked their doors and their restaurant, BLT Steak, has barricaded doors and windows with furniture.

8:55 p.m. Wednesday -- Multiple vehicles damaged by protesters. Charlotte Area Transit System announces there will be no streetcar service until tomorrow. LYNX Blue Line operating only to Carson station. CTC closed, bus operations moved to Carson.

8:45 p.m. Wednesday -- MEDIC tweets they are treating and transporting one patient to CMC main with life-threatening injuries from an apprentice gunshot wound.

8:41 p.m. Wednesday -- MEDIC is responding to multiple incidents in the college street area. 

8:40 p.m. Wednesday -- Cop cars being vandalized & things thrown on streets. Omni hotel surrounded by protesters. 

8:38 p.m. Wednesday -- Tear gas deployed in uptown, SWAT vehicles on scene.

8:33 p.m. Wednesday -- Witnesses tell NBC Charlotte's Ty Chandler that at least one person was shot outside the Epicentre in front of the Omni Hotel and officers used tear gas to break up the crowds gathering.

8:29 p.m. Wednesday - Police walk in riot gear with protesters at intersection of College and Trade Street.

8:21 p.m. Wednesday - Protesters take down a flag from CMPD headquarters. 

8:20 p.m. Wednesday - Supporters gather at the location of the Keith Scott shooting for a candlelight vigil and ask community leaders to not "lose sight of the issues." 

8:14 p.m. Wednesday - Protesters begin to approach the Epicentre in uptown, with reports of demonstrators jumping on cars.

7:47 p.m. Wednesday - Police sources confirm to NBC Charlotte that a witness' photo from the scene of the Keith Scott shooting shows what police are calling the gun that was in Scott's possession at the time he was shot.

7:00 p.m. Wednesday - Protesters begin to gather in Marshall Park, begin chants of "No justice, no peace."

6:53 p.m. Wednesday - Rakeyia Scott, wife of Keith Scott releases a statement, asking protesters to not harm law enforcement officers, as well as a plea to stop looting in the name of protesting.

My family is devastated by the shooting death of my husband, Keith. 

Keith was a loving husband, father, brother and friend who will be deeply missed every day.

As a family, we respect the rights of those who wish to protest, but we ask that people protest peacefully.  Please do not hurt people or members of law enforcement, damage property or take things that do not belong to you in the name of protesting.

After listening to remarks made by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Putney today, we have more questions than answers about Keith's death.  Rest assured, we will work diligently to get answers to our questions as quickly as possible. 

In the near future, we will offer more information about Keith and our family.  

Until then, we ask that you please respect our family's privacy as we grieve and prepare to lay Keith to rest. 
 

4:31 p.m. Wednesday - The City of Charlotte addressed the shooting, saying it has been very difficult for the Charlotte community. The city has opened a community feedback phone line for residents to express their thoughts with city leaders. 

Yesterday’s officer-involved shooting and the ensuing events have been very difficult for our community.

It is important that we continue our tradition of working together to solve our problems thoughtfully and peacefully. We will rely on the strength of our neighborhoods, business leaders and faith communities as we heal during this difficult time.

As we express our diverse viewpoints and perspectives, we must remember our mutual desire to be treated with dignity and respect, and for Charlotte to remain a safe city for everyone. Community meetings and dialogue will continue to foster peaceful protests and serve as productive avenues for developing solutions.

As more information becomes available and community discussions take shape, we encourage residents to share their thoughts via a community feedback phone line at 704-336-8302. These comments will be shared with your elected officials and community leaders.

As always, in the event of an emergency, please call 911 immediately. We thank you for your patience and for remaining calm during this difficult time.

1:44 p.m. Wednesday - Attorney General Roy Cooper releases the following statement on the Keith Scott shooting:

“What happened to Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte is a tragedy. It is important that this case is thoroughly investigated to find the truth and make sure justice is done. We must be committed to the kind of change that prevents these tragedies from happening. It is critical that as protests occur they are non-violent and do not cause harm.”

1:40 p.m. Wednesday -- The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina called on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police to release any body or dash cam footage that captured the shooting of Keith Scott. 

12:35 p.m. Wednesday - Governor Pat McCrory issues a statement in response to the shooting of Keith Scott. 

“I’ve been in conversations with the mayor and other city officials since early this morning. We will do everything we can to support the mayor and the police chief in their efforts to keep the community calm and to get this situation resolved. It’s very important that we all work together as a team to solve a very difficult issue and to bring peace and resolution. My prayers are with the Scott family and also our law enforcement, especially the 16 police officers who were injured last night. As governor I’m going to do everything I can to support the entire city leadership in their effort to resolve this situation.” 

11:30 a.m. Wednesday - UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip L. Dubois released a statement on the Keith Scott shooting. 

10:30 a.m. Wednesday - Civil rights group holds a news conference.

Reverend BJ Murphy says, "We're watching our black men, this week, be gunned down."

"Scott, they said he had a gun.  Somebody said he had a book.  We need to do our own independent investigation to see if that is actually true."

Reverend BJ Murphy: "Our black men here, and our black people, are being gunned down in the street and we don't get no justice.  So what I'm calling for, and we're calling for, is an economic boycott of the whole city of Charlotte.  Since black lives do not matter for this city, then our black dollars shouldn't matter."

9:30 a.m. Wednesday - Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Putney held a news conference Wednesday morning.  

Here is the latest from that news conference:

Mayor Roberts addressing last night disturbances. Asks everyone to avoid rush to judgment.

Mayor Roberts: We have a long history of transparency, which we remain committed to

Mayor Roberts:  Everyone has different view points and that makes it more important to treat with dignity and respect

Mayor Roberts: Please keep in mind that our top priority is to make Charlotte a safe community.  

CMPD Chief Putney: First of all this is a difficult time. 

CMPD Chief Putney: Based on witness statements and evidence at scene ... yesterday at 4 o'clock we had officers searching for a suspect wanted for a warrant

CMPD Chief Putney: Keith Scott exited car with a gun.  Then got back in the car. Officers instructed him to drop gun. As he got out again, officers fired shots.

CMPD Chief Putney: Officers gave loud, clear verbal commands heard by many witnesses

CMPD Chief Putney: Tuesday night around 9 pm protesters turned into "agitators", started damaging police vehicles, throwing rocks

CMPD Chief Putney: Before 2 a.m. additional agitators gathered and went down I-85 and blocked northbound and southbound lanes.

CMPD Chief Putney: One arrest so far from protests.

CMPD Chief Putney:  16 police officers have been injured, multiple vehicles damaged.

CMPD Chief Putney:  I can tell you from the facts, the story is different from how it has been portrayed on social media.

Mayor Jennifer Roberts: We understand there may be continuing protests. We are calling for peace, calm and for dialogue.

Mayor Jennifer Roberts says she has been in touch with the White House

CMPD Chief Putney:  Still going through body cam and dash cam video.  Says he hasn't seen all of the video in its totality.

CMPD Chief Putney says officer seized a gun from the scene.  Chief says they did not find a book, which family members have referenced

CMPD Chief Putney:  Officer was in plain clothes, with vest marked police.  Uniformed officers were also present.

CMPD Chief Putney:  Officer Vinson was not wearing a body camera.  The officers in uniform were wearing body cameras, but it does not give a full picture of what happened.
 
CMPD Chief Putney:  "I don't know that he (Keith Scott) definitively pointed a weapon at an officer" but he says Scott did have a gun

CMPD Chief Putney:  We do anticipate more arrests, bring responsible parties to justice

 

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