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Man fatally shot in Atlanta drive-thru, Police Chief resigns

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Still early on, but a man got shot three times(sic) in the back after struggling with police officers and taking a taser from one of the officers. Rayshard Brooks runs away and at a distance of approximately 20 feet is shot in the back and dies. The hypotheticals begin. The Atlanta police chief has resigned.

According to the police report, 2 officers tried placing Rayshard Brooks under arrest — after they say he failed field sobriety testing. In the video, you can see the officers wrestling with Rayshard on the ground for nearly 30 seconds.

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Don't steal the officer's taser and run away with it (also don't be drunk in the Wendy's drive-up, because now they have your ride), because stuff happens with video from at least three points-of-view.

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— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) June 13, 2020

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