ACLU of Georgia

Press Statement: ACLU Georgia Statement on Shooting Death of Scout Schultz

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2017

Media contact: Ana Maria Rosato

The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia today issued a statement regarding the shooting death of Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz by campus police. Schultz, a computer engineering major, was president of the school’s Pride Alliance and identified as non-binary.

ACLU of Georgia Executive Director Andrea Young had this reaction:

“This tragedy on a university campus creates a crisis of trust for Georgia families,” stated Andrea Young, executive director of the ACLU of Georgia. “It is essential that universities require crisis intervention training for their police.”

Media contact: Ana Maria Rosato,