Arrest made in deadly shooting during uptown Charlotte protests

Published: Sep. 23, 2016 at 3:23 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 23, 2016 at 4:57 PM EDT
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26-year-old Justin Carr (Photo courtesy of family)
26-year-old Justin Carr (Photo courtesy of family)
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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An arrest has been made in a shooting that left one man dead during Wednesday night's protests of Keith Lamont Scott's death.

Rayquan Borum, 21, was charged with murder in the shooting death of Justin Carr. He arrested Friday morning.

Carr was shot around 8:30 p.m. on East Trade Street, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say.

Just before 6 p.m. Thursday, sources close to Carr's family confirmed he died.

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According to Time Warner Cable News, seven law enforcement officers were injured during Wednesday night's protests as well. Two employees at the Hyatt House on the 400 block of East Trade Street were also injured.

In the midst of a violent night of protests, questions initially emerged over who fired the shot. Charlotte officials tweeted that the shot was fired by a civilian, and not a Charlotte officer.

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