Man dies after being shot by Atlanta police at Wendy's, GBI investigating Police were responding to a complaint of a man asleep at a Wendy's drive-thru.
An Atlanta man died after reportedly being shot by an Atlanta police officer at a fast-food restaurant late Friday night, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
After failing a field sobriety test, officers said they attempted to place him into custody.
It was at that point, according to GBI, that Brooks resisted and a struggle ensued.
This account has been corroborated by witness interviews," said GBI Director Vic Reynolds.
Just hours after the shooting, Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields submitted her resignation to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.
One officer was treated for an injury sustained during the encounter but has already been released from the hospital, according to GBI. »