NC gov says his heart ‘bleeds’ for Charlotte


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -“My heart bleeds for what our great city is going through.”

That’s what North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory told WBTV-TV about the two nights of violence in Charlotte after the fatal police shooting of a black man.

McCrory has declared a state of emergency and is sending in the National Guard.

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Police say 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott had a gun when a police officer shot him Tuesday. Neighbors say Scott was holding a book, not a gun.

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