No charges in Charlotte shooting

No charges will be filed against the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers involved in the fatal shooting of suspect Keith Lamont Scott, which sparked summer riots.

(NBC News) Criminal charges will not be filed against the Charlotte, North Carolina police officer who shot and killed a black suspect in September.

Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray announced Wednesday that Officer Brentley Vinson won’t be prosecuted for shooting Keith Scott.

The shooting sparked days of protests and rioting.

Scott’s widow called for calm in light of Wednesday’s decision, while her family’s attorneys say they’re still conducting their own investigation and may file a civil suit.

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