Atlanta police shoot, kill suspect after struggle

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ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say a suspect who resisted being taken into custody by Atlanta police has been shot and killed.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said it was investigating the shooting that happened at a Wendy’s restaurant late Friday.

Officers were responding to a complaint of a man sleeping in a vehicle parked in the drive-thru.

The man was later identified as 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks of Atlanta.

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The GBI said he resisted attempts to be taken into custody after he failed a field sobriety test and a struggle ensued over a Taser.

The GBI said witnesses saw Brooks grab the Taser away from the officer and was then shot.

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