Atlanta police killing of black man who fell asleep at drive-thru sparks protest

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Demonstrators took to the streets in Atlanta on Saturday protesting the fatal shooting by police of a black man who had fallen asleep in his car while waiting in line at a fast food drive thru south of downtown. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said it was probing the killing of Rayshard Brooks, 27, of Atlanta. Police said he resisted arrest after failing a field sobriety test during the Friday night incident. Protests over Brooks’ killing began Saturday afternoon in Atlanta, and were expected to continue through the day.