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Crime Atlanta Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was killed gets demolished: report

08:51  15 july  2020
08:51  15 july  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

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The Wendy ' s where Brooks was killed became home to many demonstrationsCredit: EPA. Brooks ' killing led to mass protests in the Atlanta area, and added to the national outrage and calls for Police were called to the now- demolished Wendy ' s on June 12 on reports that a man was blocking

The Atlanta Wendy’s where Rayshard Brooks was killed by police last month was torn down on Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

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Videos showed construction crews on Tuesday morning using an excavator to demolish the charred remains of the restaurant that had been set ablaze by protesters on June 13, the day after Brooks, 27, was killed. The site had served as a focal point of demonstrations in the following weeks.

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Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police on Friday, June 12, 2020, in Atlanta , Georgia. On Saturday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said she did not believe Brooks ' death was a justified use of deadly force. The Wendy ' s where the shooting took place was set aflame on Saturday night

Crews are tearing down the Wendy ’ s off University Avenue where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by Atlanta police. NewsChopper 2 and NewsDrone 2 flew over the restaurant as the demolition happened Tuesday morning. The move comes a month after Brooks ’ death on June 12.

“This is being done in a thoughtful way, with safety as the priority and in cooperation with city officials,” a Wendy’s official told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “There are no additional details to share at this time regarding this site.”

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Brooks was fatally shot by police as he ran away from them, officials say. He had grabbed the stun gun away from one of the officers during a struggle as he was being arrested. Prosecutors said Brooks was not a threat.

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Suspect in Wendy ' s arson may have had personal relationship with Rayshard Brooks . Bryan Llenas reports from Atlanta , Georgia. Jones has been living about a mile from the Wendy ' s where Brooks was shot and said it's been physically difficult to get to her neighborhood ever since the group took

At the Wendy ' s , crews on Tuesday demolished the burned-out shell of the restaurant that was the focus of protests after Brooks was shot. a viewing for 8-year-old Secoriea Turner, who was fatally shot in Atlanta on July 4th near the Wendy ' s site where Rayshard Brooks was killed the previous

His death reignited demonstrations in the city following weeks of violent protests across the U.S. over George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on May 25.

Protesters had camped out at the torched restaurant for weeks, refusing to leave unless their demands for police reform and a memorial for Brooks were met, the paper reported.

They were forced off the property a little over a week ago after 8-year-old Secoriea Turner was shot across the street from the restaurant while riding in a car with her mother.

Secoriea is set to be buried on Wednesday, according to the paper.

ATLANTA POLICE ARREST 2 MORE SUSPECTS IN WENDY'S ARSON CASE

Three suspects have been arrested in the Wendy's arson case, including Natalie White, 29, whom Brooks identified as his girlfriend in bodycam footage from the shooting last month. She denies setting the restaurant on fire.

Former Atlanta Police Officer Garrett Rolfe and Officer Devin Brosnan both surrendered themselves to law enforcement last month, one day after charges were filed against them by the Fulton County district attorney over Brooks' death.

Rolfe faces 11 charges -- including felony murder -- while Brosnan was charged with aggravated assault and violating his oath, according to Fox 5.

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Atlanta police said they believe Wendy's was responsible for tearing down the restaurant, not the city, the station reported.

Atlanta police charge suspect in shooting death of 8-year-old girl near Wendy’s .
A teen suspected in the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old Atlanta girl during a deadly holiday weekend turned himself into police, authorities said Wednesday. © Provided by FOX News Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Julian Conley, 19, faces a murder charge, as well as another for aggravated assault, in the death of Secoriea Turner. Warrants were issued for his arrest Tuesday, Atlanta Senior Officer Tasheena Brown told Fox News. He is being held in the Fulton County jail, according to jail records.

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