After shots in Atlanta: death of Afro-Americans as a case of homicide, classified

The death of the African-American Rayshard Brooks during a police operation in Atlanta is classified as a homicide. This is the office of the competent court ph

After shots in Atlanta: death of Afro-Americans as a case of homicide, classified

The death of the African-American Rayshard Brooks during a police operation in Atlanta is classified as a homicide. This is the office of the competent court physician informed in the state of Georgia on Sunday. State's attorney Paul Howard said, according to the local newspaper, "Atlanta Journal-Constitution", his authority will decide by the middle of the week, whether against the police officers Garrett Rolfe, who is said to have fired the fatal shots, charges will be levied. Rolfe was already released on Saturday.

Brooks had been shot on Friday afternoon during a police operation in Atlanta, capital of Georgia, in front of a fast-food restaurant by an official shot, and shortly afterwards died in hospital. According to the Criminal of Georgia (GBI) was called in the police because of the apparently drunk Brooks was asleep in his car and the entrance was blocked to the Restaurant. The summoned police officers had carried out an alcohol test at Brooks, and then tried to take the 27-year-old man in custody.

the recordings of the security camera show, according to the GBI, that Brooks and his arrest, resisted the officers and a stun gun fell and fled. In the course of the chase, Brooks should have the stun gun on one of the officers addressed, and this should have a shot at Brooks. Brooks had been taken to a hospital, but died from his injuries, according to the report of the authority. Also one of the of the operation involved police officers had been injured.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 09:19

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