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In the North-Eastern American city of Atlanta, Georgia, unknown persons opened fire in which two people were killed and five more wounded. Writes about this TASS with reference to Fox News.
The incident occurred on Saturday evening, June 13, at this time in the city held demonstrations against police brutality, protesters also demanded to ensure the rights of African Americans. According to the publication, were shooting from the car. In the attack two people from the got wounds died on the spot, five more were hospitalized.
Earlier police in Atlanta shot and killed African-American Rashard Brooks, the incident resulted in urban protests. It was reported that the man was asleep in the vehicle which was parked in the driveway and hurt others. The police tried to detain him, but he resisted and took away their Taser. During the conflict the guardian of order shot of the Brooks, then the hospital, but doctors were unable to save him. It was later revealed that the man was in an alcohol intoxication.
As a result of the death of Brooks, the chief of police of Atlanta, Erica shields, resigned.
Dozens of U.S. cities covered by mass protests accompanied by riots and clashes with police over the death of afroamericana George Floyd, who was killed after a rough arrest in Minneapolis. In some States, the demonstrations turned into riots, pogroms, looting, shooting and arson. The protesters are blaming the police and racist prejudices in society.
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