*Garrett Rolfe, the now-ex Atlanta Police officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks at a Wendy’s parking lot last week, has been charged with felony murder. This, according to Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard on Wednesday.
The decision comes just five days after Brooks was shot twice in the back in Atlanta during an attempted arrest. Rolfe, who fired the fatal shots, has already been fired, and officer Devin Brosnan, who was also on scene, has been put on administrative duty.
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*Rayshard Brooks was on probation for four crimes – including cruelty to children – at the time of his fatal shooting by an Atlanta police officer on Friday.
According to the Daily Mail, Brooks faced going back to prison if charged with a DUI, when he was found asleep and intoxicated at Wendy’s drive-thru on June 12.
The 27-year-old was initially compliant but after he failed a field sobriety test, Brooks resisted when cops tried to cuff him and he attempted to flee.
He died from 3 gunshot wounds to the back during the altercation with police. He reportedly succumbed to his injuries after undergoing surgery.
His death has been ruled a homicide, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Now DailyMail.com has uncovered his criminal record, which may have caused Brooks to panic in the face of imminent arrest and imprisonment.
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