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Atlanta Police Shooting Of Rayshard Brooks Ruled Homicide
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16 Jun 2020 02:51 AM EST

The death of another black man at the hands of a police officer has been ruled a homicide. Rayshard Brooks was killed by a white police officer in Atlanta on Friday. According to Reuters, the Medical Examiner ruled that Mr. Brooks's death was caused by gunshot wounds to the back. Mr. Brooks had fallen asleep in his car in a Wendy's drive-thru. Police were called and following a brief confrontation, Mr. Brooks was shot. The killing has reignited protests in Atlanta over racial inequality and police misconduct. Rayshard Brooks was 27 years old.