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2020-06-14T20:00:02+00:00

Killing of Rayshard Brooks leads to Atlanta's Police Chief resignation

Killing of Rayshard Brooks leads to Atlanta's Police Chief resignation
Former Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields Credit: YouTube (Reproduction)

A white Atlanta Police officer shot and killed Rayshard Brooks, a black man, after an altercation on Friday night, sparking renewed protests in the city, the officer's firing and the Police Chief Erika Shields resignation.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said she accepted police chief Shield's resignation and had also called for the officer responsible for killing Brooks to be fired.

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