Breaking NewsNews

police officer has been fired following the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

newsGarret Rolfe, a six-year veteran of the Atlanta police department, has been terminated following the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks. Rolfe’s partner Devin Brosnan has been placed on administrative leave.

Mr Brooks had been confronted by the two officers due to them receiving reports of a man sleeping in his own car and blocking other drivers at a Wendy’s drive-through.

The announcement of firing comes after Atlanta natives took to the streets to protest yet another wrongful shooting and show of police brutality.

The Wendy’s where the shooting took place has now been set on fire.

Bodycam footage of the incident has been released, however, it does not show the moment he was shot, only the audio of gunshots can be heard.

As we keep you updated with this story, find out how you can support Black Lives Matter initiatives, find links to petitions and find links to donation sources here.