The victim's wife in Atlanta, African-American called his death unjustified
The wife of the deceased in Atlanta African-American Rashard Brooks wants involved in his arrest, police went to jail, reports CBS TV channel.
Tomika Miller said he believes the murder of her husband no longer justified, since he posed no threat.
"I want them (the police – ed.) were jailed. I wish they faced the same consequences, what would have had to face my husband if he killed someone. If my husband shot them, he would be put in jail. He'd be serving a life sentence", - quotes Miller CBS.
On Saturday in Atlanta the protests began due to the fact that the 27-year-old African American Rashard Brooks died after the arrest on Friday was shot by police. 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 playgrounds at fast food restaurant Wendy's. They found that Brooks was drunk, and tried to detain him, but he grabbed one of the officers Taser and tried to escape. A police officer shot the man, Brooks died in a hospital after surgery. The chief of police of Atlanta Eric shields after the incident has resigned. The gunman police officer was fired and another officer involved in the arrest, Brooks was suspended from field work.
Protesters on Saturday torched cars, smashed Windows and blocked roads. The Atlanta police to disperse protesters with tear gas.
Earlier, the cities of the US, a wave of protests and unrest after the death in Minneapolis at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd. In the Internet appeared the video, which police put the handcuffs Floyd, knocked him down and piled the three of us, and one of them was African-American with a knee on the neck. Floyd on video several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. One police officer was charged with murder, three others of aiding and abetting the murder.