Within response to the horrific murder of husband and father #RayshardBrooks by local police officers, residents have decided to burn down the Wendy’s location and block freeway he took his last breath!
The incident took place late Friday evening at the fast food chain located on University Avenue reports ALIVE news. Sources have confirmed that officials were called at 10:30PM upon complaints of a man falling asleep behind the wheel within the Wendy’s drive thru.
Reports read that local officers issued a sobriety test to Brooks which has been indicated by the Georgia Bureau Investigation unit noting that he failed. It is stated that when officers attempted to take him into custody Brooks began to fight them off and take one of the officer’s tasers and began to run away. Within a now viral video shared from that night, footage shows Brooks running and he is soon shot within his back. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The officers involved; Devin Brosnan was placed on administrative duty and Garrett Rolfe has been terminated. Further reports note that Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields resigned Saturday afternoon, just one day after Brooks murder.
Local residents took to the same Wendy’s Brooke was killed and began to break the windows and threw fireworks directly inside. It didn’t take long before the fire grew uncontrollably ,to the point that arriving firefighters were unable to enter and stop it.
As of right now Atlanta residents around the world are protesting on behalf of Brooks and the numerous lives taken at the hands of police.