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Medical examiner releases autopsy in Keith Scott shooting

Posted November 14

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— The official autopsy report for Keith Lamont Scott, 43, who was shot and killed by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer in September, was released Monday.

The report states that Scott was shot three times, once in the posterior chest, once in the abdomen and once in the left arm. Abrasions and lacerations were also reported in by the medical examiner.

The toxicology report in the case shows Scott was on a number of sedatives/anticonvulsant drugs at the time of his death.

No alcohol or cocaine were found in Scott's system.

Scott was fatally shot by a police officer on September 20, 2016.

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  • Alfred Barnes Nov 14, 8:00 p.m.
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    Oh, and the CPD did a stellar job in tracking down and arresting the looters and rioters.

  • Alfred Barnes Nov 14, 7:59 p.m.
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    The only question is whether Scott gave the officers sufficient indication to make them think he had a firearm in his hand. His posture indicated he did. He and got what he deserved.

  • Salatheal Hasty Nov 14, 6:53 p.m.
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    The type of drugs found in his system are common in OTC drugs...You they gotta pull something out to make it a better story line...