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Nashville courthouse vandalized & set on FIRE as riot police try to disperse anti-brutality protesters with tear gas (VIDEOS)

Added 05-30-20 10:37:02pm EST - “Protesters in Nashville, Tennessee broke into Metro Courthouse, setting fires inside, as peaceful anti-police brutality rallies are slipping into chaos and rioting all across the US.” - Rt.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Rt.com: “Nashville courthouse vandalized & set on FIRE as riot police try to disperse anti-brutality protesters with tear gas (VIDEOS)”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Thousands of people marched peacefully through the city and gathered in the Public Square Park, chanting slogans against police brutality in the wake of the death of George Floyd. 

#BREAKING: There's fire inside City Hall. Protestors keep smashing windows. @WPLNpic.twitter.com/uPgLFRCE2W

The violence eventually erupted after some of the protesters were seen burning the US flags and spray-painting anti-police slogans on the walls of the Metropolitan Nashville Courthouse - while several rioters managed to break in and set a fire inside.

Nashville police have gotten everyone back from Metro Courthouse using flash bangs and tear gas, which I can attest is highly effective pic.twitter.com/lnfGfyqUSW

Riot police deployed tear gas to push the crowd away from the building, but the vandalizm continued in the ares and elsewhere in the city.

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