Fired Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe will face felony murder charges for the death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, who was shot in the back as he fled the officer. Photo: Atlanta Police Department via AFPFired Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe will face felony murder charges for the death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, who was shot in the back as he fled the officer. Photo: Atlanta Police Department via AFP
Fired Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe will face felony murder charges for the death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, who was shot in the back as he fled the officer. Photo: Atlanta Police Department via AFP

US protests: Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe charged with murder of Rayshard Brooks

  • Fatal shooting of 27-year-old black man further heightened racial concerns amid nationwide protests sparked by death of George Floyd
  • Rolfe faces possibility of life in prison or death penalty if convicted
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Fired Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe will face felony murder charges for the death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, who was shot in the back as he fled the officer. Photo: Atlanta Police Department via AFPFired Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe will face felony murder charges for the death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, who was shot in the back as he fled the officer. Photo: Atlanta Police Department via AFP
Fired Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe will face felony murder charges for the death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, who was shot in the back as he fled the officer. Photo: Atlanta Police Department via AFP
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