Violent protests on Georgia Tech campus after student’s death – Orange County Register

By KATE BRUMBACK

ATLANTA — Georgia Tech alerted students to shelter indoors because of violent protests on campus Monday night after police fatally shot a student over the weekend.

The student had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting his physical description.

Campus police killed Scout Schultz, 21, who they said was advancing on officers with a knife. Schultz refused to put down the knife and kept moving toward officers late Saturday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.

“Officers provided multiple verbal commands and attempted to speak with (Schultz) who was not cooperative and would not comply with the officers’ commands,” the agency said in a statement. Schultz “continued to advance on the officers with the knife.”

After a Monday night vigil, the university issued an alert through its emergency system…

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