NPR

Days After Police Shooting, 3 Arrested Amid Violence At Georgia Tech Vigil

By Monday's end, three people had been arrested and two officers were recovering from minor injuries. The unrest comes after an LGBTQ campus leader was shot and killed in a confrontation with police.
An officer stands guard in front of a flaming patrol cruiser at Georgia Tech. Source: Stephen Fowler

Authorities say three people have been arrested after an eruption of violence on Georgia Tech's campus Monday night. The clash, which broke out during a vigil for a 21-year-old student shot and killed Saturday by police, left officers with minor injuries and one police vehicle damaged by fire.

The vigil for Scout Schultz was attended by nearly 500 people, including Schultz's family, . "Unfortunately," he added,

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from NPR

NPR3 min readScience
What's Your Purpose? Finding A Sense Of Meaning In Life Is Linked To Health
Researchers found that people who did not have a strong life purpose were more likely to die than those who did, and specifically more likely to die of cardiovascular diseases.
NPR3 min readSociety
Sharp Satire And Dark Humor In 'Riots I Have Known'
Ryan Chapman's debut novel opens in the middle of a prison riot as the unnamed narrator cowers in fear for his life — which doesn't seem like a setup for comedy, but it's packed with dark laughs.
NPR2 min read
'Summer Of Ellen' Builds Lyrical, Sunny Suspense
Agnete Friis' new novel takes place in flashbacks, jumping between the present and a rural Danish farm during the summer of 1978 — a seemingly idyllic time, until two people go missing.