Atlanta police shooting protest turns violent

Atlanta police shooting protest turns violent


The protest against a law enforcement shooting in Atlanta turned violent on Saturday night, with demonstrators setting a police car on fire and damaging property, according to the city’s mayor.

The protest stemmed from the police shooting of an activist, Manuel Teran, 26, during a raid to clear the construction site of a public safety training facility last Wednesday. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), Teran shot a state trooper before being shot by law enforcement and dying at the scene.

Police arrested at least six people after the protests on Saturday, Atlanta Police Department Chief of Police Darin Schierbaum said…


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