WATCH: 5 Shot, 1 Killed at Juneteenth Occasion in North Carolina

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Stories are rising that 5 folks have been shot and one individual has been killed throughout Juneteenth celebrations in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police confirmed a murder investigation on their official Twitter account the morning of June 22. The police stated “one individual has been pronounced deceased on the scene. A number of different victims have been transported by Medic with gunshot wounds.”

A murder at a unique location, the 1300 Block of Varsity Lane, was additionally being investigated, police stated.

Video taken from the third day of Juneteeth “beatties Ford model” automotive rally was posted to social media at round three a.m. June 22 purporting to indicate the second of the taking pictures. Gunshots may be heard simply after the 1:20 mark within the following video, as crowds scatter for his or her automobiles.

Pictures may be heard in one other video posted to the identical account. The poster says the video is from Friday June 19, the place photographs had been additionally being fired into the air in a “much less violent” incident.

Different movies had been posted from the scene displaying “a number of folks on the bottom affected by gunshot wounds,” medics administering CPR, and “those who had succumbed to accidents from gunshot wounds.”

“The video reveals that folks proceed to fireplace gunshots after officers have arrived on the scene. An officer enters the scene with an extended gun, forcing folks again as an alternative of administering medical help,” the poster stated.

Extra info shall be posted as this story develops.


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