Alleged far-left activists rioted in downtown Atlanta Saturday night in what started out as a protest over the death of a local activist.
Fox 5 reported that the protests turned into a riot when the activists “began throwing bricks at buildings and setting fire to police vehicles.”
Antifa messed around with cops in Atlanta. Antifa found out. pic.twitter.com/zUkHW0pjTA
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) January 22, 2023
Breaking: Far-left extremists & #Antifa gathering for revenge against law enforcement in #Atlanta over the killing of their gunman at their autonomous zone smashed up businesses & set an @Atlanta_Police vehicle on fire. Vid by @HumanDilemma_. #StopCopCity pic.twitter.com/yVHD1Bp4Ws
— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) January 22, 2023
Antifa is burning down Atlanta right now pic.twitter.com/UH3H8CVV6X
— Libs of TikTok (@libsoftiktok) January 22, 2023
In one video on Twitter, a local reporter can be heard attempting to downplay the scene, referring to the protest as “largely peaceful.”
Local Atlanta reporter calls the protest in Atlanta “largely peaceful protest” as a police cruiser is on fire in the background.
You can’t make this stuff up. pic.twitter.com/tYJpJulxdH
— 3sidedstory 🇺🇲 (@3sidedstory) January 22, 2023
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