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Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man

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Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man

Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man

An Atlanta police officer has been sacked following the fatal shooting of an African-American man, and another has been placed on administrative duty, the police department has announced.

The moves follow the resignation of Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields, who stepped down as the Friday night killing of Rayshard Brooks, 27, sparked a new wave of protests in Atlanta after turbulent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis had simmered down.


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