Police have released bodycam footage showing the struggle before the fatal shooting of Black man Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta police

Police camera footage shows the events before the fatal shots at Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta on June 12th
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Police released bodycam and dashcam footage of the events before a white police officer in Atlanta, Georgia, shot dead black man Rayshard Brooks on Friday.
In the footage, officers try to detain Brooks after failing an alcohol test.
A brawl breaks out and the Bodycam falls to the ground. Then three shots can be heard.
Brooks' death has triggered a new wave of protests against police brutality in the city. The Wendy's where the incident took place burned down on Saturday.
After George Floyd's death by the white police in Minneapolis in May, America has been hit by the most widespread protests against racism for generations.
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Police have released bodycam and dashcam footage showing the chain of events that resulted in the police killing Rayshard Brooks fatally in Atlanta on Friday, resulting in a new wave of city racism protests.
The footage of the incident was recorded by several news organizations on Saturday.
Police officer Devin Brosnan's footage shows him waking 27-year-old Brooks, who is sleeping at the wheel of a vehicle in a Wendy's restaurant on the thoroughfare at around 10:30 p.m. Brooks then drives his vehicle into a parking lot and officer Garrett Rolfe arrives.
For half an hour, officials run a sobriety test on Brooks, which he says the Georgia Bureau of Investigations failed.
Blayne Alexander

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This is 43 minutes in - when the otherwise calm interaction escalated.

Officers try to arrest Brooks. Repeated calls from "Stop fighting". This clip ends with 3 shots.
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After the test, an officer told Brooks, "I think you had too much to drink to drive," and tries to detain him.
The situation then escalates quickly.
A fight broke out between Brooks and officers trying to handcuff him about 43 minutes after the footage began.
Officials tell Brooks to "stop fighting" and appear to be trying to subject him to a taser and shout "You will get tased." Then an officer calls: "Hands off the taser." At this point, the body cam appears to be falling to the sky.
An officer shouts: "He has my damn taser!"
An officer draws his gun and three shots are heard. The actual recording is not shown in the footage.
Apparently you can then hear spectators protesting to the police.
The dashcam footage shows officers trying to handcuff Brooks and fight Brooks on the floor before he escapes and runs away.
Charlie Gile

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Here is the dash cam video of the attempted arrest just before the officers shot Rayshard Brooks.
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According to the local network WXIA-TV, official Rolfe's body cam footage shows the same incidents and also falls to the ground during the fight.
Security cameras from Wendy's GBI-published restaurant show Brooks running away from the police if he is shot and falls. The police say he aimed a taser at an officer who was persecuting him.
Bloomberg QuickTake

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WATCH: The authorities released this video, which shows the moment when Rayshard Brooks was shot by the Atlanta police on a Wendys Friday night. Police say Brooks received an officer's taser and pointed it at the officer when he ran.

Brooks later died after surgery at a local hospital
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Brooks was taken to an Atlanta hospital where he died of his injuries.
The following evening the Wendys where the shootout took place were burned to the ground when demonstrators took to the streets to demand justice. The murder on Saturday led to the resignation of Atlanta police chief Erika Shields.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said she didn't think there was "a justified use of lethal violence".
Rolfe, one of the officers involved in the incident, was released while the other officer, Brosnan, was taken on administrative leave.
In the midst of the most widespread protests against racism in one generation, Brooks' murder of America comes after the death of George Floyd by a white cop in Minneapolis in May.
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