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Video Captures Violence in Wake of Deadly Shooting of LGBT Georgia Tech Student

Investigators said police shot and killed Scout Schultz in what appeared to be suicide by police

A protester is detained during a protest on a street in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. September 18, 2017
AP Photo/Mike Derer

Georgia Tech officials say three people were arrested during a protest after a vigil for a student who was fatally shot by campus police.

Investigators said police shot and killed Scout Schultz late Saturday night after the 21-year-old student called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person who fit Schultz's physical description.

Georgia Tech officials Monday night urged students to stay indoors because of violent protests on campus.

Violence breaks out at Georgia Tech in wake of student death

University spokesman Lance Wallace said in a statement that after the vigil, a group of about 50 protesters marched to the campus police department. He said one police vehicle was damaged and two officers suffered minor injuries, with one taken to a hospital for treatment.

Wallace says three people were arrested and charged with inciting a riot and battery of an officer.

Schultz's father said his child had a history of depression but he wasn't aware of any particular difficulties in recent weeks.

Police shot and killed 21-year-old Scout Schultz late Saturday night. Investigators have said Schultz refused to put down a knife and was advancing on officers.

William Schultz said his child was a great student with a 3.9 GPA and was on track to graduate early in December. The fourth-year computer engineering student identified as nonbinary and intersex and preferred the pronouns "they" and "them" rather than "he" and "him."

William Schultz said Scout spent the summer at home to decompress after having worked straight through the two previous summers. After attempting suicide two years ago, Scout Schultz went through counseling and there was no indication anything was wrong when his father dropped him at school last month.