Veteran sets himself on fire outside Georgia State Capitol
Authorities responded to a chaotic scene outside the Georgia Capitol Tuesday morning after they say a veteran set himself on fire. Authorities say the unidentified veteran who was protesting his treatment by the V.A. used a combination of fireworks and gasoline to set himself on fire. A spokesperson for the Georgia State Patrol said officers quickly extinguished the man. Medics rushed him to Grady Memorial Hospital by ambulance. The spokesperson said no one else was hurt.