Brooks, 27, was shot dead by a police officer while sleeping in his vehicle, he was shot after police moved to handcuff him for suspected driving under the influence, according to videos from the scene. The videos show that Brooks took an officer's Taser during the attempted arrest and then fired the Taser at the officers as he ran away.
Brooks was fatally shot three times by the officer with his service weapon, authorities said.
It is believed that Brooks resisted arrest and while running was shot but was never seen with arms.
Demonstrators has set fire to a fast food restaurant in Atlanta on Saturday. See pictures below:
The said police officer has been fired while waiting for his final decision.
This madness has to stop. Let us walk together to stop this injustice.
When it comes to justice, love and oneness it doesn't matter the colour of your skin, it does not matter where you are from, we all have to stick together, unlearn all the wrong things that we have learnt and move forward knowing that we only have one race which is the human race
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