Keith Lamont Scott Killed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
9400 Lexington Cir
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Officers were looking to arrest a man on outstanding warrants near an apartment complex when they saw Scott in his car allegedly "rolling a blunt" and with a gun, according to authorities. After he got out of his car, police shot him a he walked slowly backwards with his arms by his sides.

Victim's Name: Keith Lamont Scott

Agency Responsible: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 43

Race: Black

Date of Death: September 20, 2016

County: Mecklenburg

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 1904

Geography: Suburban

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