Footage Of Keith Lamont Scott’s Shooting Will Not Be Released To The Public

The evidence will only be shown to his family.

Footage Of Keith Lamont Scott’s Shooting Will Not Be Released To The Public Getty / NICHOLAS KAMM

Charlotte police chief Kerr Putney will allow the family of Keith Lamont Scott to view footage of his shooting. According to USA Today Putney will not be releasing the video to the public. The chief said the video "does not give me absolute definitive visual evidence that would confirm that a person is pointing a gun" but it does support the "police version of events."

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Scott was shot and killed when police were serving an arrest warrant at an apartment complex where he was parked in his car. Police said Scott was armed and would not take directions from officers. Residents on the scene claimed he was carrying a book, not a weapon.

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September 22, 2016
Footage Of Keith Lamont Scott’s Shooting Will Not Be Released To The Public