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Nets Mostly Ignore Criminal Past of Charlotte Police Shooting Victim

After revelations that Keith Lamont Scott not only spent time in prison for shooting someone, but that he was also accused by his wife last year of violent behavior and of threatening her and her son with a gun, the networks have mostly been silent on the developments that would help discredit accusations that the police planted a gun on Scott after shooting him. Out of the morning and evening newscasts on the three broadcast networks, only the NBC Nightly News on Tuesday and CBS This Morning from Wednesday have given any attention to the development.
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