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>> Tight security at the Carolina Panthers football game in Charlotte, Sunday, in response to more protests over the shooting death of a black man by police. The demonstrators at the arena remained peaceful a day after authorities released police dash-cam video of their confrontation with 43 year old Keith Scott.
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Reuters' Robert McMillan is outside the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.>> There's a growing number of protestors arriving today, to make their point heard at the game. This follows several nights of protests, mainly in the evening and some by day in Charlotte. They managed to shut the center part of the city down for quite some time.
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>> Law enforcement officials from the start maintained Scott had a gun and posed a threat, but his family has denied those claims.>> He has no weapon. Don't shoot him.>> Protesters have taken to the streets of Charlotte every night since then, calling for authorities to release video of the incident.
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Police, who initially refused those demands, relented Saturday night. Making public this footage showing Scott getting out of his vehicle and taking a step backwards before being shot.
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e video does not prove the claim by authorities that Scott had a gun. The police chief says other evidence from the scene does provide a more complete picture, but a lawyer for the victim's family disagrees.
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It appears as though he's not aggressively moving towards law enforcement. He's actually doing the opposite. He's passively stepping back.>> The protests outside the football game come as players across the NFL have staged demonstrations against police violence towards minorities during the national anthem. The Panthers had so far not participated but on Sunday, safety Marcus Ball reportedly stood with his fist raised while the song played.