Charlotte police shooting

Slain Charlotte man had lengthy record

Featured image The friends and family of Keith Lamont Scott, the Charlotte man killed by police this week, portray him as a “family man” and “likable.” This may be true. However, Scott also had a long police record that included gun violations. Buried deep in this Charlotte Observer story, we learn: Scott was convicted in April 2004 of a misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon charge in Mecklenburg County. Other charges stemming »