Sixteen officers were injured in the protests, Putney said. At least seven people were hospitalized with minor injuries and five others were arrested.
The mayor of Charlotte, Jennifer Roberts, has asked faith leaders to work for healing in the community.
At St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Fr. Winslow planned to speak before the Wednesday evening Mass.
"We're probably 500 yards from the shooting. This is our neighborhood," he told CNA.
Father Winslow said he was aware of the different experiences of different people in the neighborhood.
"The African-American community is going to feel different than the university kids across the street, versus all the other different people in the area," he said.
The priest said he could not make a judgment on the shooting, knowing what is only in the news.
"Obviously I would feel a great deal of compassion for the family who lost someone that they love. I would also feel a great deal of compassion for all of those families who have people in law enforcement who were wounded as a result of the violence last night," he said.
"I think that many who have not experienced prejudice and bigotry would be surprised by the experience of those who experience it regularly," the priest continued. "Those who experience it regularly might be surprised that there are many who are not bigoted in their thoughts."
He said he thought the majority of churchgoers at his diverse parish are not bigoted in their thinking.
Some of his parishioners have experienced acts of racism and bigotry in the wider community, such as a French-speaking black woman who was mistreated because of her skin color.
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Fr. Winslow said he wanted to speak about how painful these experiences are.
He said the community was also surprised how a national narrative about law enforcement and race "collided in our backyard."
The protests follow months of unrest and tensions in cities across the U.S.
In addition to the incident in Charlotte, a police shooting of Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma also prompted protests on Tuesday. A police officer responded to reports of an abandoned SUV.
Video recordings show Crutcher raising his hands before being tasered and fatally shot. However, the camera angle is obstructed in the preceding moments. Police reports indicate that he was unarmed.
Tulsa Police officer Betty Shelby is facing first-degree manslaughter charges in relation to the death of Crutcher.