ONN – Atlanta Police Killed Unarmed Black Man At Wendy’s On Univerity Avenue Early Saturday Morning
UPDATE: Georgia Bureau of Investigation Press Release
GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Atlanta
June 13, 2020
Update #1 (June 13, 2020)
The deceased subject has been identified as Rayshard Brooks, age 27, of Atlanta, GA.
Atlanta, GA (June 13, 2020) – On Friday, June 12, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Atlanta Police Department (APD) to investigate an officer involved shooting.
Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 10:33 pm, APD was dispatched to the Wendy’s located at 125 University Ave, Atlanta, GA. Officers were responding to a complaint of a male in a vehicle parked in the drive thru asleep, causing other customers to drive around the vehicle. A field sobriety test was performed on the male subject. After failing the test, the officers attempted to place the male subject into custody. During the arrest, the male subject resisted and a struggle ensued. The officer deployed a Taser. Witnesses report that during the struggle the male subject grabbed and was in possession of the Taser. It has also been reported that the male subject was shot by an officer in the struggle over the Taser.
The male subject was transported to a local hospital where he died after surgery.
One officer was treated for an injury sustained during the incident and was subsequently discharged from the hospital.
The GBI is working to identify the next of kin.
The GBI will continue its independent investigation. Once completed, the case will be turned over to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office for review.
Note from Zennie62Media and Oakland News Now: this video-blog post demonstrates the full and live operation of the latest updated version of an experimental Zennie62Media , Inc. mobile media video-blogging system network that was launched June 2018. This is a major part of Zennie62Media , Inc.’s new and innovative approach to the production of news media. What we call “The Third Wave of Media”. The uploaded video is from a vlogger with the Zennie62 on YouTube Partner Channel, then uploaded to and formatted automatically at the Oakland News Now site and Zennie62-created and owned social media pages. The overall objective is smartphone-enabled, real-time, on the scene reporting of news, interviews, observations, and happenings anywhere in the World and within seconds and not hours. Now, news is reported with a smartphone: no heavy and expensive cameras or even a laptop are necessary. The secondary objective is faster, and very inexpensive media content news production and distribution. We have found there is a disconnect between post length and time to product and revenue generated. With this, the problem is far less, though by no means solved. Zennie62Media is constantly working to improve the system network coding and seeks interested content and media technology partners.
- Atlanta Police Shown Fighting, Shooting Unarmed Rayshard Brooks At University Ave Wendy’s Saturday
- Rolfe Body Cam: Atlanta Police Fighting, Shooting Unarmed Rayshard Brooks, University Ave Wendy’s
- Brosnan Body Cam: Atlanta Police Fighting, Shooting Unarmed Rayshard Brooks, University Ave Wendy’s
- Rolfe Dash Cam: Atlanta Police Fighting, Shooting Unarmed Rayshard Brooks, University Ave Wendy’s