NC Man Shot Dead on Facebook Live Near Police Headquarters - NBC Bay Area
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

NC Man Shot Dead on Facebook Live Near Police Headquarters

The suspected killer surrendered to authorities

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    A North Carolina man who spent his time trying to improve his neighborhood was shot to death on Monday while streaming on Facebook Live, authorities said.

    Prentis Robinson, 55, was gunned down roughly one block from police headquarters where he'd just stopped to report a stolen cell phone, Wingate Police Chief Donnie Gay told NBC News.

    Robinson's suspected killer, 65-year-old Douglas Cleveland Colson, surrendered to authorities Tuesday, Gay said. The lifelong Wingate resident has been arrested before. 

    In the footage, which Facebook has since removed but was viewed by NBC News, Robinson can be seen walking down a street in Wingate, south of Charlotte, with a cell phone attached to a selfie stick.

    White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    [NATL] White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    Some Leavenworth County, Kansas, officials are calling for Commissioner Louis Klemp's resignation after he insulted a black woman who had just presented a land-use study to the commission. "I don't want you to think I am picking on you because we are part of the master race. You have a gap in your teeth. We are part of the master race, don't you forget that," Klemp said. 

    (Published Friday, Nov. 16, 2018)