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In Atlanta, police used tear gas to disperse protests

Atlanta law enforcement officers used tear gas to disperse protesters over the death of dark skinned Reichard Brooks, who received a gunshot wound from police, reports CNN.

The protests began in Atlanta after the death of 27-year-old Brooks. As reported by the police, the police on Friday evening got a call from the complaints that the car in which slept the man, blocked part of the area at a fast food restaurant. They, according to the Agency, revealed that Brooks was drunk, and tried to detain him, but he grabbed one of the officers stun gun and tried to escape. A police officer shot the man, Brooks died in a hospital after surgery. The head of the city police Eric shields, resigned. The mayor of Atlanta keisha lance bottoms urged the gunman to fire a police officer.

CNN reports that protesters set fire to cars, a fire was started at a fast food restaurant, where police shot Brooks, smashed Windows and blocked roads.

To disperse the crowd police used tear gas, and probably stun ammo. Local television station WSB reports that the use of law enforcement smoke grenades.