Man Shot By Civilian While Protesting In Charlotte Dies 

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Twenty-six-year-old Justin Carr was wounded while protesting the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. He died two days later.

Following the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott, who was shot this week while police were searching for a different man with outstanding warrants, protests erupted in Charlotte, North Carolina, which later turned violent.

Justin Carr, who was shot Wednesday night during the protest, died Thursday in a hospital near Charlotte, reports NBC News.

Police state Carr was shot by another civilian Wednesday night during the protest that led to at least 44 arrests.

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Charlotte is currently under a state of emergency, as declared by Governor Pat McCrory, after two consecutive nights of protests. 

McCrory has called on the national guard member and state troopers to assist police, stating, “We cannot tolerate this violence.”

Charlotte is under curfew from midnight to 6:00 am until the end of the state of emergency.

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