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June 2020 police killing in Atlanta, Georgia

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Killing of Rayshard Brooks: June 2020 police killing in Atlanta, Georgia
On the night of June 12, 2020, Rayshard Brooks, a 27-year-old African American man, was fatally shot by Atlanta Police Department (APD) officer Garrett Rolfe. Fellow officer Devin Brosnan had responded to a complaint that Brooks was asleep in a car blocking a restaurant drive-through lane; Rolfe arrived after Brosnan radioed for assistance some minutes later. After a breathalyzer exam indicated that Brooks's blood-alcohol content was above the legal limit for driving, Rolfe and Brosnan began to handcuff Brooks. Brooks scuffled with the officers, got hold of Brosnan's taser, punched Rolfe, and ran. With Rolfe pursuing him, Brooks half-turned and fired the taser toward Rolfe, who then shot Brooks twice from behind while a third shot struck an occupied car. Brooks died after surgery.

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Wendy's Where Rayshard Brooks Was Killed Has Been Demolished [Video]

Wendy's Where Rayshard Brooks Was Killed Has Been Demolished

Rayshard Brooks was fatally shot by a police officer last month outside of a Wendy's restaurant. Following his death, protestors in the area recorded a white woman starting a fire in the building. The..

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Rayshard Brooks mourned at historic Atlanta church [Video]

Rayshard Brooks mourned at historic Atlanta church

[NFA] More than 200 friends and family members filled the pews of an historic Atlanta church on Tuesday for the funeral of Rayshard Brooks, a Black man who was shot twice in the back by Atlanta police..

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'He would love on anybody' -Rayshard Brooks' family [Video]

'He would love on anybody' -Rayshard Brooks' family

Rayshard Brooks' niece and cousin remembered him at his funeral in Atlanta, Georgia. Brooks was a Black man who was shot and killed by police outside a fast-food restaurant nearly two weeks ago.

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'Rayshard Brooks' life matters' -Rev. Dr. Bernice King [Video]

'Rayshard Brooks' life matters' -Rev. Dr. Bernice King

Rev. Dr. Bernice King, the youngest child of deceased civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., spoke at the funeral of Rayshard Brooks, who was killed by police in a Wendy's drive-thru parking..

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Public honors Rayshard Brooks at viewing [Video]

Public honors Rayshard Brooks at viewing

Mourners gathered on Monday for the public viewing of Rayshard Brooks, the Black man shot in the back by an Atlanta police officer outside a Wendy's.

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Atlanta cop charged with murder in death of Brooks [Video]

Atlanta cop charged with murder in death of Brooks

[NFA] A fired Atlanta police officer has been charged with felony murder and another officer faces lesser charges in the shooting death last week of Rayshard Brooks. Gavino Garay has more.

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Atlanta cop charged with murder in Brooks' death [Video]

Atlanta cop charged with murder in Brooks' death

[NFA] A fired Atlanta police officer has been charged with felony murder and another officer faces lesser charges in the shooting death last week of Rayshard Brooks. Gavino Garay has more.

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Decision Pending In Rayshard Brooks Case [Video]

Decision Pending In Rayshard Brooks Case

A Georgia prosecutor is expected to announce major news as early as Wednesday. The news will be whether a former Atlanta police officer will face any charges, reports Reuters. The charges stem from the..

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Atlanta cop charge with murder in death of Brooks [Video]

Atlanta cop charge with murder in death of Brooks

A fired Atlanta police officer has been charged with felony murder and another officer faces lesser charges in the shooting death last week of Rayshard Brooks in the parking lot of a fast-food..

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Tyler Perry providing college tuition for Rayshard Brooks's four children [Video]

Tyler Perry providing college tuition for Rayshard Brooks's four children

Actor and director Tyler Perry has pledged his support to the family of Rayshard Brooks by promising to cover future college fees for his four young children.

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