27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, was shot during a struggle and died after surgery at a local hospital in Atlanta, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Police were dispatched to the fast-food restaurant just after 10:30 p.m. in response to complaints that a man was asleep in his vehicle at the drive-thru, and customers were being forced to drive around Brooks’ vehicle.
Rayshard Brooks resisted arrest and struggled with officers, one of whom used a Taser on him.
Based on witness reports, GBI said that Brooks grabbed the Taser and was shot as he struggled with the officer over the weapon.
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In a video from the scene that was shared on Twitter, Brooks can be seen in a struggle with officers. He appears to get a hold of the Taser and fires it at them before running away.
Police chase Brooks with a Taser and gun before he is shot outside of the camera’s frame.
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