As protestors continue to cry out for justice around the nation, the fire and outrage have been reignited in Atlanta following the police shooting of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks at a Wendy’s fast-food restaurant.
The incident comes just three weeks after the brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis
The offending officer, identified as Garrett Rolfe, has been fired and Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields later announced she was stepping down.
The incident comes just three weeks after the brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Ultimately Brooks struggled with the two officers and ran from them having taken a taser according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, when Rolfe shot him.
“Officers were on scene shortly after the shooting, and we have been in investigative sessions ever since to identify all the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident,” the statement reads.