Atlanta Police Department
“I hope he gets a fair shake because police have not been treated fairly in our country,” the US president said of the former officer charged with murder.
Ex-police officer Garrett Rolfe faces 11 charges for shooting Brooks in the back as the Black man ran from an arrest.
Angry protesters gathered after Rayshard Brooks was fatally shot by a police officer outside the fast-food restaurant Friday. The officer was fired late Saturday.
Roughly 150 protesters marched to protest the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks by a white police officer.
Police shot and killed Rayshard Brooks, 27, after they responded to a call about someone sleeping in a car. Video shows Brooks running away before he was shot.