Charlotte Erupts After Shooting; 12 Officers Hurt, I-85 Blocked

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Twelve police officers were injured late Tuesday night as violent protests and looting broke out following a police shooting of an African-American man in the University City area. At least seven of the officers were hospitalized, reports the Charlotte Observer. At one point, rocks, bottles and traffic cones thrown from overpasses rained down on Interstate 85, a main highway through the city. A number of vehicles were . . .

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