Car set ablaze, officers injured after violent protest erupts at Georgia Tech

A peacful vigil for LGBT student leader Scout Shultz careened into a violent protest Monday night at the Georgia Tech campus. Students came together late Monday evening to hold a memorial service for fellow student Scout Schultz, who was killed by Georgia Tech police after an incident Saturday. The memorial ended peacefully, and about 50 students marched toward the Georgia Tech police headquarters shortly after, according to officials.

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A police car was set on fire at the Georgia Institute of Technology on the night of Monday, September 18, during protests against the fatal police shooting of a student. Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz was fatally shot by campus police on the university’s Atlanta campus late Saturday, September 16, after refusing drop a knife. Protests erupted on the campus Monday night, coinciding with a vigil planned for that night. This video shows a campus police car on fire.
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