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Reports: 1 shot in Charlotte protests

At least one person has been shot in Charlotte, North Carolina, a security expert told WSOC-TV.

Earlier, protesters rushed police in riot gear at a downtown Charlotte hotel, and officers fired tear gas to disperse the crowd.
At least one person was injured in the confrontation, though it wasn't immediately clear how.
Firefighters rushed in to pull the man to a waiting ambulance.
Officers on bicycles surrounded a pool of blood on the ground, and a few people threw bottles and clods of dirt at police.
The tense standoff continued as police fired small canisters of tear gas into the protesters.

On Tuesday, 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott was fatally shot by Charlotte police Officer Brentley Vinson, who is black. Officers said Scott was armed and posed a threat. Police used tear gas to disperse protesters during the demonstrations that left about a dozen officers injured.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report