Protesters threw rocks and lit fireworks in front of the Atlanta Police Foundation.
They then set a police cruiser on fire and vandalized walls with anti-police graffiti. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of Tortuguita, 26, who was killed Wednesday.
Police say they damaged three buildings and set a police car on fire. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp decried the violence and thanked responding officers.
Seven people were arrested and charged with domestic terrorism and criminal trespass.
Tortuguita cause of death
At the moment, the exact cause of death of Tortuguita is not known.
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