Atlanta — for several months, channel 2 action news reports on protesters targeting Atlanta’s police training facility in DeKalb County.
Channel 2 Investigative Reporter Mark Winne We’ve learned that Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr wants a full indictment against a number of domestic terrorist suspects who targeted the facility.
“This is not Oregon. We are not Washington, New York, or California. We are Georgia. We won’t stop until you make sure that you are prosecuted and everyone involved in this is held accountable,” Carr said.
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On Wednesday, seven protesters were arrested and charged with domestic terrorism after a GSP trooper was hospitalized and the man who shot him died.
Six others were arrested in December and charged with domestic terrorism. All but one were from outside Georgia.
Carr said his office is working along with DeKalb County District Attorney Shelley Boston’s office to move forward with the charges.
The attorney general said he was at a nearby command center when law enforcement began to sweep protesters from the area, a police officer was shot, and the accused shooter was killed in a counterattack.
“It was infuriating, absolutely infuriating. And when you’re with individuals, law enforcement, and you’re asking them to do their job, and one of them has a family member because of this act of violence.” If you don’t go home, it’s very difficult,” Carr said.
Wynn said Kerr and DA Boston, working with task forces from the GBI, FBI, ATF, DeKalb police and Atlanta police, investigated dozens of domestic terrorist incidents allegedly linked to opposition to training centers. I found out that
Carr said it was not aimed at peaceful protesters.
“I think it’s very important to remember: Protesters use words. They don’t use AR-15s. They don’t use handguns. They use Molotov cocktails to firefighters and construction workers. They don’t put thorns on the trees,” he explained.
The attorney general also indicated to Wynn that he is working closely with Governor Brian Kemp.
“Let me be clear, if you participated in, facilitated or facilitated this violence against our community or law enforcement, you could and will not be prosecuted. It will be
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