Atlanta Violent Protest: Protests continue in Atlanta over the shooting death of an activist. In many areas, the protest has taken a violent form. According to reports, at least six people have been arrested during a protest on Saturday evening.
Atlanta Police Chief Darrin Shirbaum said the protesters were marching peacefully, but a group within the crowd turned violent. He said the mob also broke windows of houses and attacked a police cruiser.
this is the population of atlanta
Let us tell you that Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Georgia and its population is about 4.96 lakhs. The police chief further said that the police have arrested six people and the investigation is on whether anyone else was involved in the illegal activity.
police cruiser set on fire
A video of the violent demonstration of the mob has also surfaced. It is visible in the video how some protesters set the police cruiser on fire. CNN reported that earlier, on Wednesday too, the police had removed protesters from many places. The slain activist was identified as Manuel Esteban Pez Teran.
What did his mother tell him about Terran?
Activists associated with the movement said that Terran was a van protester, working to fight environmental racism. He said that he was a very nice person. Teran’s mother told CNN on Saturday night that she felt powerless over Teran’s death. The mother of the deceased said, “He was not a violent person. He was a pacifist. He used to tell me all the time ‘I am a pacifist’.
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