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Protesters continue camp out ahead of Anthony Hill grand jury meeting
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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A group of activists is continuing to stake out in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse ahead of a grand jury meeting involving an officer-involved fatal shooting.

Rise Up Georgia have camped out in frigid temperatures over the last several nights. They’re hosting a protest ahead of a grand jury meeting with District Attorney Robert James, who will decide whether to formally charge the officer responsible for the death of Anthony Hill.

 The 27-year-old was naked and unarmed when he was shot by Officer Robert Olsen in March 2015. Olsen will testify during the grand jury hearing on Thursday.

On Wednesday, aith leaders joined the protester's calls for justice through prayer.

Clergy members say the eyes of America are on metro Atlanta to deliver what they say is justice long overdue...

Many braved dangerously cold weather overnight and plan to continue their courthouse camp-out until a grand jury decision is reached.

 


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