At least one police car was set on fire and a number of windows were damaged after a horde of thugs attacked CNN Center in downtown Atlanta. Several police officers were injured.
Live video on CNN shows thugs throwing rocks and stones at police officers. At one point the rioters lobbed some sort of smoke grenade at the police.
Elsewhere there are reports of looting and vandalism across downtown Atlanta.
Thousands of protesters are in downtown Atlanta protesting #JusticeForGeorge.
A police car has been set on fire in front of the CNN center.
More than 12 American cities are having major protests.
— Big Boss (@escapedmatrix) May 30, 2020
— Kaabi (@alkaabimi) May 30, 2020
protestors in downtown atlanta pushing back against police via livestream pic.twitter.com/dQI9HcCA6i
— ABOLISH THE POLICE (@thejrolled) May 29, 2020
Downtown Atlanta tonightpic.twitter.com/ozMpcNsZ6K
— Courtney Holland ?? (@hollandcourtney) May 30, 2020
Breaking: Rioters have started to loot stores in Downtown Atlanta as protests against the killing of George Floyd have turned violent. pic.twitter.com/nd7htvSqNp
— PM Breaking News (@PMBreakingNews) May 30, 2020
Police cars are now being destroyed with the barricades in downtown Atlanta.
Police are moving forward now. It’s about to go down. pic.twitter.com/iIAA3SPmsK
— Ryan Maue (@RyanMaue) May 29, 2020
More images from the CNN Center in downtown Atlanta, from photographer Ben Gray pic.twitter.com/7s8ItQuRYM
— Jennifer Brett (@Jennifer__Brett) May 29, 2020
— Niles Edward Francis (@NilesGApol) May 30, 2020