Protesters shut down Atlanta streets after police shootings, hanging death

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Protesters marched from the Five Points MARTA station to Piedmont Park in Atlanta Thursday night to express concern and outrage over the police-involved shooting deaths of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota and the hanging death of a black man – ruled a suicide but referred to the FBI for further investigation – in Piedmont Park.

Photo: @fleisherphotography/Instagram

Photo: @fleisherphotography/Instagram

Later images and videos from the scene showed crowds temporarily shutting down streets in Atlanta and even a portion of the Connector. Here are some images and video clips from the scene:

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