Disgruntled veteran lights himself on fire to protest VA at Georgia Capitol
By Erin B. Logan
June 26 at 5:04 PM
An Air Force veteran set himself on fire near the Georgia State Capitol on Tuesday while “wearing a vest lined with fireworks and flammable devices” to protest Veterans Affairs system, authorities said.
Officials identified the man as John Michael Watts, a 58-year old man from Mabelton, Ga., and said he was “disgruntled” with the VA system, according to Georgia Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mark McDonough.
Authorities did not say why the man was unhappy with the VA.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the man parked his Nissan Sentra on one side of... 查看完整评论