RUSS BYNUM and BRYNN ANDERSON
The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's police chief resigned Saturday hours after a black man was fatally shot by an officer in a struggle following a field sobriety test. Authorities said the slain man had grabbed an officer's Taser, but was running away when he was shot.
Police Chief Erika Shields stepped down as the killing of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks sparked a new wave of protests in Atlanta after turbulent demonstrations that followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis had simmered down.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the police chief's resignation at a Saturday news conference as roughly 150 people marched outside the Wendy's restaurant where Brooks was fatally shot late Friday. The mayor also called for the immediate