ATLANTA (AP) — A protest turned violent in downtown Atlanta on Saturday night in the wake of the death of an environmental activist who was killed by authorities this week after officials said the 26-year-old shot a state trooper.

Masked activists dressed in all black threw rocks and lit fireworks in front of a skyscraper that houses the Atlanta Police Foundation, shattering large glass windows. They then lit a police cruiser on fire, smashed more windows and vandalized walls with anti-police graffiti as stunned tourists scattered.

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Larry Skow

If the "activist" wouldn't of shot at the cops--he would still be walking talking. Odd how this in in a DEMOCRAT controlled city! AGAIN!

Larry Skow

Defunding the police has worked out well in DEMOCRAT RUN CITY"S for sure.

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