UPDATED 09/22/16 4:53 p.m. ET
After an evening of protests in Charlotte, North Carolina that have left one person on life support and two more in the hospital, the state's Governor Pat McCrory has declared a State of Emergency, and has enlisted the National Guard to assist police in the city.
The Governor appeared on Fox News and discussed the decision with Sean Hannity.
There are reports that looting has continued, with targets including the NASCAR Hall of Fame, a hotel, and a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant.
Protesters are attempting to block traffic on Interstate 277.
Original story below:
A second night of protests for Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old black man, fatally shot by police Tuesday in Charlotte, N.C. has left one man shot and in critical condition. There were initial reports that the victim of the shooting was dead, but the city confirmed that the still unnamed person is alive, but in critical condition. Two other people have been hospitalized, according to local station WBTV.
Per the City of Charlotte Twitter account the shooting is said to have been "civlian on civilian" and not involving the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. The confirmation comes after one Twitter user on the ground tweeted about it.
A man was shot and possibly sales near the Omni Hotel in uptown Charlotte during a protest. pic.twitter.com/9N0OrviHfL— Cleve R. Wootson Jr. (@CleveWootson) September 22, 2016
MSNBC reported tear gas was deployed a little before 9 p.m., affecting some media members, which makes it much earlier than when police deployed tear gas last night.
JUST IN: Charlotte cops use tear gas during protest over the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by a police officer https://t.co/Md6UvEbP8H— MSNBC (@MSNBC) September 22, 2016
One CNN correspondent was even knocked to the ground by a protester live on the air.
Looting has also been reported at tonight's protests with places hit including the Charlotte Hornets team store at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
Reports indicated that additional police were on their way to the area.
Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts announced that she will examine the video of Scott's killing on Thursday, but will not release the video to the public.
The man who was shot during protests in Charlotte Wednesday later died, WCNC reported Thursday. The latest information from local police describes the shooting as "civilian vs. civilian."