Protests over deadly police shooting in Atlanta

As protestors call for justice, investigators are studying footage to determine if the shooting in a fast food parking lot of Rayshard Brooks, 27, was justified.
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Good evening as we begin another week together, and we begin tonight with a new case causing outrage. The death of rayshard brooks in Atlanta, killed by a white police officer. The officer has now been fired. The Atlanta police chief has resigned. And the images now being studied by authorities. Police attempting to arrest brooks after finding him asleep in a Wendy's drive-through the scene was calm for 20 minutes and then this a scuffle. He runs away with an officer's taser. Then an officer hits him twice in the back. You've seen the protests in Atlanta. That Wendy's set on fire. There were more protests again people marching through the streets to the state capital. And tonight, for the first time, we're Hering the 911 calls from the scene. ABC's Steve osunsami leading us off from Atlanta. Reporter: The anger is growing tonight over this video, showing the end of another black man's life at the hands of police. This time, in the parking lot of an Atlanta fast food restaurant. And investigators tonight are studying every frame, trying to determine if the shooting death of 27-year-old rayshard brooks was justified. Y'all took my cousin from me. Y'all took the wrong person. Reporter: His family planning his funeral tonight, says no. The trust that we have with the police force is broken. Reporter: Just after 10:30 Friday night, someone called Atlanta police. I think he's intoxicated. He's in the middle of my drive-through. I tried to wake him up. Reporter: Brooks was asleep at the wheel in the middle of the drive-through. Hey. Sir. What's up, man? Hey, you're parked in the drive-through right now. Hey, sir. You good? Yeah. Reporter: Officer Devin Brosnan wakes him up. Brooks then pulls into a parking spot. When you say one drink, what kind of drink was it? It was just one little margaritas. Reporter: Officer Garrett Rolfe arrives. He gives brooks a field sobriety test and a breathalyzer. Blow as hard as you can until I tell you to stop. Reporter: .108, just above the legal limit. For more than 20 minutes, things stay calm. At one point, he asks if they'll just take me home. Just take me home. I'm ready to go. Reporter: But when they try to put him in handcuffs, he refuses. It gets seriously physical, and while they're fighting, brooks grabs the stun gun of one of the officers. You're going to get tased! Reporter: And here is the moment of intense debate tonight. As brooks is running away, he is seen reaching back with the stun gun and pointing it at officer Rolfe, who fires three shots. Two of them hit brooks in the back and were enough to kill him. I can never get my husband back, I can never get my best friend. I can never tell my daughter, "Oh, he is coming to take you skating or swimming lessons." It's just going to be a long time before I heal. Rorter: Protesters, who were already in the streets calling for justice for George Floyd, were now at this Wendy's shouting the name of rayshard brooks. And then someone burned the restaurant to the ground. Police are sharing these photos of a woman in a black mask and offering a $10,000 reward. Officer Rolfe has been fired. The other officer put on administrative leave. The police chief resigned, and now the county prosecutor is deciding if there will be criminal charges. So we're looking at, for instance, the distance between him and the deceased in this case. Reporter: The president tonight offered his thoughts. I thought it was a terrible -- I'm not going to compare things, but I thought it was a terrible situation. Reporter: Atlanta's mayor tonight is ordering a list of new work rules, including mandatory de-escalation techniques for her police officers. I'm also requiring de-escalation generally, and specifically, prior to the use of deadly force. It pissed me off, it makes me sad and I'm frustrated. Reporter: The county prosecutor says he will make a decision on charges later this week. This has been tough on both the family of the victim and local police. 19 police officers have quilt the job in the last ten days. Morale, they tell us, is at an all-time low. David? All right, Steve osunsami, thank you. We turn next tonight to the

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