About 300 protesters took to the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina, in a fourth night of demonstrations on Friday, calling on authorities to “release the tapes” of the fatal police shooting of a black man, hours after his family released its own video. Protesters gathered after nightfall in a small park and others chalked the names of police shooting victims from across the country on a street,

but there was no sign of the violence that marked demonstrations earlier in the week. Protesters marched under the eye of armed National Guard troops, chanting “Resist the police” along with calls for videos of Tuesday’s shooting of Keith Scott, a 43-year-old father of seven, to be made public. Charlotte police have claimed that Scott was armed with a gun, which the family has denied. READ MORE