Officers involved in Rayshard Brooks’ death turn themselves in

27-year-old Garret Rolfe, former Atlanta police officer who shot Brooks, has been charged with murder. Officer Devin Brosnan, 27, was accused of aggravated assault and released on $50,000 bond.
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There is also major developments in the death of rayshard brooks in Atlanta. Tonight, the two officers invol ved have now surendered to face charges. Officer Devin Brosnan accused of aggravated assault, posting bond, he's free tonight. Going on cable TV today to defend himself. You will hear what he says about rayshard brooks, saying he was friendly, that this was a tragedy. Meantime, the other officer, Garrett Rolfe, facing 11 counts, including felony murder. Tonight, the video of rayshard brooks. What he said just this year about his experiences with the criminal justice system. Steve osunsami from Atlanta again tonight. Reporter: The divisive images tonight out of Atlanta. City police officers going to jail. 27-year-old Garrett Rolfe, the former office whole shot and killed rayshard brooks in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant is fighting a murder charge. She's being held without bail. 26-year-old Devin Brosnan is accused of aggravated assault and walked out hours later on a $50,000 signature bond. He then went on cable TV, sharing what everyone has seen in these police videos, that this police encounter started peacefully. I felt he was friendly. He was respectful. I was respectful to him. I was really just there to see what I could do for him, make sure he was safe. Reporter: They determined brooks was drunk and when they tried to put him in handcuffs, he refused and it got physical. He's seen wrestling one of their stun guns away and when he reaches back and points it towards Garrett Rolfe, Rolfe fires three shots. Brooks dies. The bullets shot through the parking lot and barely missed witnesses in their cars. These cops been killing people so, I'm like, okay, they're wrestling with this man and the cops telling him, stop Reporter: The rank and file of Atlanta police believe the shooting was justified and that city leaders served these officers up for political reasons. Police across the city have been calling in sick. The official line from police is that the numbers are small, saying in statements, "We have enough resourpss to maintain operations and remain able to respond to incidents." Our job is ugly to start with and now you face the chance of, at best, spending the rest of your life in prison. Reporter: Before he was killed, brooks was trying to recover from having a criminal record and spoke about being trapped in the probation system with a group called reconnect, focused on justice reform. I just feel like some of the system could, you know, look at us as individuals. We do have lives, you know, just a mistake that we made, you know? And not just do us as if we are Reporter: He felt the justice system was unfair to black Americans. Former officer Rolfe could have to pay for this with his life if he's convicted of felony murder. The funeral for Mr. Brooks is scheduled for Tuesday. Steve, thank you again tonight.

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