A 27-year-old Black man, Rayshard Brooks was shot dead by an Atlanta officer while fleeing from a struggle.
Rayshard was killed last night by APD after an altercation stemming from a complaint that he was sleep in a Wendy’s drive-thru.
Videos circulating online appear to show him running away when the cops shot him from behind. He later died at the hospital.
“During the arrest, the male subject resisted and a struggle ensued,” the Bureau of Investigation said.
“The officer deployed a Taser. Witnesses report that during the struggle the male subject grabbed and was in possession of the Taser. It has also been reported that the male subject was shot by an officer in the struggle over the Taser.”
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has called for the immediate termination of the officer who killed Rayshard Brooks last night.
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