The white Atlanta cop, Garret Rolfe who shot and executed a black man, Rayshard Brooks, in the parking area of a drive-through joint will confront a charge of lawful offense murder and 10 different charges.
Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said Garrett Rolfe, who discharged the lethal shots at Rayshard Brooks, could confront a potential life sentence without any chance to appeal or death punishment.
“We’ve concluded at the time that Mr. Brooks was shot that he did not pose an immediate threat of death,” Howard spoke.
Rolfe, who has since been discharged from the police office, was likewise accused of bothered ambush with a fatal weapon and infringement of office, and different offenses punishable of decades behind bar.
The other official, Devin Brosnan, who stays with the Atlanta Police Department and has been put on managerial work area obligation, is additionally dealing with charges. Among them is exasperated attack, which conveys a potential sentence of one to 20 years in jail.
The district attorney said Brosnan is helping out prosecutors and will affirm, saying it was the first run through in 40 such cases in which an official had approached to do as such. Be that as it may, a lawyer for Brosnan unequivocally denied he had consented to be an indictment witness and said he was not confessing to anything.
Arrests warrants have been given for the two men.
The choice to bring charges comes five days after the officials were called to a Wendy’s drive-thru eatery. They discovered Brooks snoozing in his vehicle, and he confessed to officials that he had been drinking before.