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Officer Who Killed Rayshard Brooks Faces Felony Murder Charges — But 'We Still Have A Long Way To

A protester holds up a sign on Saturday, June 13, 2020, near the Wendy's restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police Friday evening following a struggle in the restaurant's drive-thru line in Atlanta. (Brynn Anderson/AP)
A protester holds up a sign on Saturday, June 13, 2020, near the Wendy's restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police Friday evening following a struggle in the restaurant's drive-thru line in Atlanta. (Brynn Anderson/AP)

Former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe, who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last week, has been charged with felony murder. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced the charges against Rolfe and the other officer at the scene, Devin Brosnan, who is now a state witness and has been charged with aggravated assault and violations of his oath in office.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with the Rev. James Woodall, head of the NAACP in Georgia.

 

 

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