Authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina, said on Thursday that it was imposing a midnight-to-6 a.m. curfew following two nights of riots touched off by the shooting of a black man by police officers.
The city said that the curfew would be in effect until a State of Emergency was lifted or until the curfew proclamation is revoked.
Nine people were injured and 44 arrested in riots on Wednesday and Thursday morning, as people angry over the killing of Keith Lamont Scott flooded city streets. The one man who was critically wounded by gunshot, Justin Carr, 26, died as a result on Thursday. The circumstances surrounding his shooting remained unclear Continue .