The Latest: Clinton postpones weekend visit to Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on unrest in Charlotte after the shooting of a black man by police (all times local):

10 p.m.

Hillary Clinton's campaign says she has decided to postpone her planned trip to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday after hearing from community leaders.

Clinton announced earlier Friday that she would travel to Charlotte in the aftermath of the shooting of a black man by a Charlotte police officer.

But Clinton's campaign now says that after further discussions with community leaders, the Democratic presidential nominee will postpone the trip to avoid straining the city's resources.

Clinton's decision came after Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts told CNN that Clinton should postpone her visit because the city's security resources were stretched thin.

Clinton now plans to visit Charlotte on Oct. 2.


8 p.m.

The mayor of Charlotte is urging Hillary Clinton to postpone her announced visit to the embattled North Carolina city.

Mayor Jennifer Roberts told CNN on Friday that the Democratic presidential nominee should hold off coming to Charlotte and let the city recuperate from days of protest after the shooting of a black man by police.

Clinton's campaign said earlier in the day that she would travel to Charlotte on Sunday, one day before her first high-profile debate with Republican Donald Trump. Her campaign did not immediately release details of her visit to Charlotte.

Clinton also said police video of the fatal shooting should be released immediately.


Hillary Clinton says the police video of the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, should be released "without delay."

The Democratic presidential candidate plans to travel to the city on Sunday ahead of her first debate with Donald Trump.

Clinton says on Twitter that authorities should release the video of the shooting of the black man by Charlotte police. She says, "We must ensure justice & work to bridge divides."

Her campaign says Clinton will travel to Charlotte one day before her high-profile debate with Trump, her Republican opponent.

A video recorded by Scott's wife was released Friday by his family and does not indicate whether Scott had a gun. Police have said he was armed by witnesses say he held only a book.