UPDATE: CMPD has reported that one person was shot and killed at about 10:20 p.m. ET.
Multiple sources are reporting a black male down with an apparent gunshot wound to the head during a protest confrontation with police. Initially, it is unknown who fired the shot near the Ritz Carlton, but the City of Charlotte reported by 8:40 p.m. that a shooting that seriously injured male/black victim was a civilian-on-civilian shooting.
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Staff at the restaurant in The Ritz-Carlton hotel at College Street and Trade Street in Charlotte, NC, immediately barricaded doors during the protest and shooting.
Looting and destruction of property has also been observed tonight.
Seven police officers and one civilian were transported to area hospitals by 8:25 p.m.
Fox News reporters witnessed police shooting rubber bullets at about 8:35 p.m.
Violence has erupted on the streets of Charlotte, NC for the second night. Stay with Fox News for the latest updates. pic.twitter.com/TYuIHYuMOa
— Fox News (@FoxNews) September 22, 2016
A new protest is happening tonight in Charlotte, NC, after the death of Keith Lamont Scott in a shooting by police https://t.co/kKkumMkrCU
— CNN (@CNN) September 22, 2016
JUST IN: Charlotte cops use tear gas during protest over the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by a police officer https://t.co/Md6UvEbP8H
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) September 22, 2016
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