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This image made from video provided by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 shows Keith Scott, left, moments before he was fatally shot by police in Charlotte, N.C., on Sept. 20, 2016. (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department via AP)

Footage from the Keith Lamont Scott shooting may be the last video you'll see from NC


Video from the fatal encounter between Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers and Keith Lamont Scott could be some of the last footage authorities in North Carolina share with the public, according to CNN.

Scott died on Sept. 20 and in the days since, protestors have demanded that police release footage of the encounter.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney initially chose not to release the footage, but eventually did after pressure from the public. 

In the future, North Carolina authorities may not have to release this type of footage because of a new law that goes into effect on Oct. 1.

Gov. Pat McCrory signed the legislation two months ago, saying it would balance public trust with the safety of law enforcement.

"One viewpoint of a video doesn't often always tell the whole story," McCrory said in an interview with CNN. 

Under North Carolina's current law, video footage from dashboard cameras are considered public record. That means people can request the footage using an open records request.

As more and more officers were getting body cameras, police chiefs across the state asked that a law address how that footage is released to the public.

With the new law, dash cam videos and body cam videos are no longer considered public record.

This means police departments across the state will have more of a say in whether footage is released to the public. 

Any requests that are denied could be appealed before a judge. 

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