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Police Shooting Protests in North Carolina Close I-85

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CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (WBRE/WYOU) A chaotic scene erupts in North Charlotte Tuesday night after an African-American  man was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting.
 
  Video from busy Interstate 85  shows protesters shutting down the interstate and starting fires on the roadway.


  The crowd was eventually dispersed but not before a handful of officers were injured in confrontations with demonstrators.

 The crowd is upset, saying that a charlotte police officer shot and killed an unarmed man.

  Charlotte police say he was armed

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In Tulsa, Oklahoma Protests also  Tuesday evening.


 They demonstrated against the police shooting of unarmed black man Terence Clutcher.

 On Monday, police released video of 40-year-old Clutcher being shot by a Tulsa police officer after the officer spotted Clutcher’s vehicle in the middle of the road.

 The demonstrators want authorities to arrest the officer.
 

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