Riots in Charlotte Over Shooting: N.C. Governor Declares State of Emergency; Why So Many Bad Cops?

by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Mish Talk

Today, in Charlotte North Carolina, riots are underway for the second day. Governor Pat McCrory declared a State of Emergency and deployed the National Guard to ‘assist local law enforcement’.

The riots began when a peaceful protest over the death of a black man shot by a police officer suddenly turned ugly.

State of Emergency in Charlotte

[…] In what will surely become a topic for the pending election debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, State of Emergency Declared in Charlotte as Protester Shot.

Authorities in North Carolina have declared a state of emergency and called in the National Guard after protests over a deadly police shooting turned violent for a second night.

Pat McCrory, governor of the southern state, made the announcement late on Wednesday as groups of demonstrators smashed windows and started fires in Charlotte, the state’s largest city.

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