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Locals gather to remember SC police shooting victim

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — In North Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday, reverend Al Sharpton thanked the mayor and police chief for their response to the deadly shooting of Walter Scott.

Sharpton also called for unity during his visit to the latest community to find itself dealing with the racially-charged issue of a white police officer killing an unarmed black man.

In downtown Indianapolis Sunday, a small group gathered at the War Memorial for a moment of silence for Walter Scott.

“One life is too many, and we’re here not only to pay tribute to this particular individual, but to draw attention to the disparities of justice and the lives that have been taken nationwide, and asking the question that’s been asked on everybody’s mind, is Indy next,” said event organizer Dominic Dorsey,

The officer who shot Scott was fired and charged with murder. Scott was shot in the back as he ran after a traffic stop.