Violent protests broke out last weekend in downtown Atlanta days after a protester was shot and killed by a Georgia State Patrol trooper on the site of the planned APD training facility
According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the protester, identified as 26-year-old Manuel Teran, shot and critically injured a trooper. The trooper, who hasn’t been identified due to safety concerns, is expected to survive.
Following Teran’s death, a group of hundreds of protesters gathered at Underground Atlanta Saturday night before marching into downtown Atlanta. Protesters then set a police car on fire and smashed windows out of several businesses. Six protesters were arrested.
We’re working to learn more about this developing story, for Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m.
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