3rd night of Charlotte protests mostly peaceful

Protesters in Uptown after deadly police shooting

- The third night of protests in Charlotte were mostly peaceful.

This coming after the death of Keith Lamont Scott, who was shot and killed by a police officer on Tuesday. 

Another deadly shooting occurred during the protests on Wednesday night between two civilians, according to city officials. 

Justin Carr, 26, passed away at CMC Thursday night, CMPD Chief Putney confirmed. The chief said an allegation was made that a CMPD officer was involved in the shooting and they're investigating. 

Mayor Roberts issued an addendum to the State of Emergency Proclamation issued on Wednesday, September 21.

Beginning Friday, September 23, a curfew will be imposed from midnight to 6:00 a.m. each evening until the end of the State of Emergency.

A team of FOX 46 Charlotte reporters/photographers were in Uptown when the curfew was administered and said it was mostly quiet.

After midnight there were still hundreds of protesters marching the streets of Uptown, but it was peaceful, according to our reporters.

Protesters blocked both lanes of I-277 briefly, but CMPD officers in riot gear quickly arrived and secured the area.

Correction to the tweet above *lanes.

At one point a man got out of a car with a gun in a holster and walked down a street in Uptown before getting back into the car and driving off. FOX 46 Charlotte reporter Bill Melugin narrates the interaction below.

The protesters entire purpose for Thursday night after the midnight curfew was to prove they could be peaceful and get their message across, according to FOX 46 Charlotte reporter David Sentendrey.

FOX 46 Charlotte reporter Logan Sherrill spoke to a demonstrator early Friday  morning who told him the following.

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