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The Bobster
09-17-2017, 04:33 PM
http://nypost.com/2017/09/17/georgia-tech-student-killed-by-cops-during-lgbtq-protest/

Georgia Tech student killed by cops during LGBTQ protest
By Natalie O'Neill
September 17, 2017 | 5:28pm | Updated

A police officer fatally shot a ​barefoot, ​gender-bending Georgia Tech student ​during ​an ​LGBTQ protest on campus, according to police and shocking video footage.

Scout Schultz, 21, who identified as gender non-binary :confused: :confused: :confused:, was ​shoeless and carrying a small knife when the officer opened fire at around 11:20 p.m. Saturday, sources told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The video shows Schultz, of Lilburn, shouting “shoot me!” in a parking lot while walking towards the officer, who warns the student to stop and drop the weapon.

“Nobody wants to hurt you,” one of the officers can be heard saying.

Schultz continues to walk towards the officer, who shoots the student once. Schultz then falls to the ground and screams in pain, the video shows.

The campus cops first got a call reporting “person with a knife and a gun” at around 11:17 pm, according to a press release from the Georgia Tech Police Department.

“Schultz continued to advance on the officers with a knife… Subsequently, one officer fired striking Schultz,” it states. Schultz was, “not cooperative and would not comply with the officers commands,” it states.

Schultz’s heartbroken mom, Lynne Schultz, was baffled by the tragedy, she told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sunday.

“Why didn’t they use some nonlethal force, like pepper spray or Tasers?” she said :rolleyes:, according to the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

She added, “I think (Scout) was having a mental breakdown and didn’t know what to do…The area was secured. There was no one around at risk.”

Scout identified as gender non-binary, she said.

None of the police officers involved had been identified Sunday.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the shootings.

voiceofreason
09-19-2017, 10:03 AM
http://www.11alive.com/news/crime/after-vigil-for-slain-student-violent-protests-break-out-on-georgia-tech-campus/476835363

Vigil for Georgia Tech student killed by police turns violent
2:08 PM. EDT September 19, 2017

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ATLANTA -- Three people were arrested and two officers were injured after a protest turned violent Monday night at Georgia Tech.

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The protests broke out just minutes after an on-campus vigil for Scout Schultz ended. Schultz was shot and killed by a campus police officer Saturday night.

RELATED: GBI: Georgia Tech student shot by police called 911, left suicide notes


A spokesperson for Georgia Tech reported that Atlanta and Georgia Tech police were able to restore order fairly quickly. Georgia Tech's officers also made three arrests for inciting a riot and battery of an officer. Police have since identified the three as Vincent Castillenti, Jacob Wilson, and Cassandra Monden. School authorities confirmed that Monden is a student.


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