The 2 Atlanta law enforcement officials concerned within the capturing loss of life of Rayshard Brooks is not going to be criminally charged … this in line with the particular prosecutor within the case.
At a information convention Tuesday, particular prosecutor Pete Skandalakis introduced he’s not pursuing felony fees in opposition to officers Garrett Rolfe and Devin Brosnan.
Bear in mind … Brooks was fatally shot in June 2020 after the officers tried to arrest him in a Wendy’s car parking zone, setting off protests ensuing within the quick meals joint being burned to the bottom.
Cops say Brooks fell asleep within the Wendy’s drive-thru line and when police responded he struggled with the officers, grabbing one cop’s Taser and trying to run away. Brooks was shot to loss of life after officers claimed he pointed the Taser at Rolfe’s head, firing as soon as and lacking.
Each cops had been subsequently hit with felony fees, together with aggravated assault. Rolfe was additionally charged with felony homicide.
Now, prosecutors say their assessment of the case finds Rolfe and Brosnan acted in accordance with Georgia legislation, concluding using lethal drive was affordable.
Skandalakis additionally says he would not suppose the capturing had something to do with race … framing the capturing as being a lot completely different than the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd.