The Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks has been terminated, Anonymous tweeted Saturday. A second officer involved has been placed on administrative duty, according to the tweet
The breaking news about the two officers comes as protesters flooded streets of Atlanta Saturday night, outraged over the fatal shooting of Brooks, an unarmed black man who was killed by Atlanta police Friday night.
The protesters surrounded the Wendy’s where Brooks was shot and then made their way to nearby Interstate 75/85, bringing the major thoroughfare to a standstill.
The Wendy’s where Brooks lost his life was left in flames Saturday night. Cars near the fast-food restaurant were also set on fire. Earlier in the day, police used tear gas and a flash bang to try to clear the crowd there.
The chaos came after Atlanta’s police chief stepped down and the mayor called for the officer who shot Brooks to be fired.
A Wendy‘s employee is said to have to called police on Brooks on Friday around 10:33pm