New protests, calls for justice from Rayshard Brooks’ family

Protesters in several major cities clashed with police over the deadly shooting of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta as his family demands charges against the officers involved.
2:37 | 06/16/20

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Transcript for New protests, calls for justice from Rayshard Brooks’ family
Meantime, in Atlanta tonight, there is news in the death of rayshard brooks. The D.A. Set to decide on whether there will be charges. As we also learn tonight more about officer Garrett Rolfe. And tonight, police releasing this new image right here of a woman suspected of helping to set that fire at the Wendy's where the incident took place. ABC's Steve osunsami again tonight from Atlanta. Reporter: The records released by Atlanta police show that the officer who shot and killed rayshard brooks in the parking lot of this Wendy's restaurant on Friday was disciplined before, after another incident involving a gun and use of force in 2017. 27-year-old Garrett Rolfe kept his job. Mr. Brooks, will you take a preliminary breath test for me? It's a yes or no. I don't want to refuse anything. It's yes or no, it's completely up to you. Reporter: This was how his interaction with brooks began last Friday night. The two men happen to be the same age. Rolfe and officer Devin Brosnan suspect that brooks was driving drunk and what starts off as a DUI turns into a fight, when brooks refuses to be arrested. Stop fighting. Stop fighting. You're going to get tased! Reporter: He was able to wrestle a stun gun away from the police. And when he reaches back and points it towards the now former officer, Rolfe fires three shots. Brooks died at the hospital. Lawyers for his family say that the shooting was not justified, arguing that the police taser that he was pointing at the officer was not a deadly weapon. I've had cases where officers have used tasers on victims and they argue with us in court that tasers aren't deadly. Reporter: But just two weeks ago, the same district attorney who is deciding on criminal charges, came out and said that tasers were deadly here, when Atlanta police were seen on live television using them on two students during a night of violent protests. Six officers were charged. As many of you all know under Georgia law, a taser is considered as a deadly weapon under Georgia law. Reporter: Police across this city argue that if a police stun gun was deadly then, it should be equally considered deadly here, justifying this shooting. Atlanta fire officials tonight are stepping up their search for alleged arsonists who burned the Wendy's restaurant down. There were multiple suspects and they say this woman is one of them. We're outside that burned down Wendy's, where the peaceful protests continue. The Fulton county district attorney could deliver charges on this case as soon as tomorrow. The possible charges include aggravated assault, murder, felony murder or possibly no charges at all. David? And you'll stay on it. We'll see you tomorrow night, Steve.

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