Power: the victim in a protest in Charlotte in critical condition

MOSCOW, 22 sen — news. The authorities of the American city of Charlotte, where he resumed protests after the police murder of African-American, said the man, about the death which earlier reported by the media, is alive but is in critical condition.

“A civilian was shot during the protests, is now on life support, condition critical. Not died”, — is spoken in the message published on the page of the official account of the local government on Twitter.

Earlier Fox News reported that one person died after participating in protests. According to the city government, the police was not involved in the incident, which became fatal shot fired “civilian against civilian.”

On Wednesday in renewed protests that began the day before. As reported by the local newspaper Charlotte Observer, the first action involving several hundred people was peaceful, but then turned into chaos. According to media reports, police used to disperse the demonstrators with tear gas. According to Reuters, the protests has also injured one policeman.

According to the police report, on Tuesday evening the members of the security forces noticed the armed man emerged from the car, then opened fire on him. From the received wounds the man died at the hospital. Killed were African-American 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott Lamont Scott Keith). The policeman who shot him was also African American.