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Atlanta Police Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Charged With Felony Murder

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The Wall Street Journal

Atlanta Police Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Charged With Felony Murder

Second officer, Devin Brosnan, charged with aggravated assault; he also is cooperating with prosecutors.

By Sabrina Siddiqui

A district attorney’s office in Atlanta announced 11 charges against Garrett Rolfe, the Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks last week, including felony murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

At a news conference Wednesday, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said his office interviewed at least 10 witnesses and reviewed body camera and dash-cam footage, as well as eight videos, prior to determining whether charges were necessary. Surveillance video from Wendy’s was also examined.

Read more: https://www.wsj.com/articles/prosecutor-announces-charges-against-atlanta-police-officer-who-shot-rayshard-brooks-11592423270