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Breaking: Medical Examiner Rules Police Shooting Of Rayshard Brooks A Homicide

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From THEHILL.COM

The police shooting of Rayshard Brooks, an unarmed black man who was killed by local police after being found asleep in a drive-thru at a Wendy’s in Atlanta, has been ruled a homicide, the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office said.

According to USA Today, the office said in a release Sunday that Brooks died after sustaining “two gunshot wounds of his back that created organ injuries and blood loss.”

The Hill reached out to the office for comment on late Sunday.

Brooks died at the age of 26 on Friday shortly after he was found asleep in a drive-thru outside of a local Wendy’s. In footage captured after police arrived at the restaurant in response to a complaint, officers could be seen giving Rayshard a sobriety test.

After Brooks failed the test, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) said officers then attempted to arrest him. During the arrest… (Read more)

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