Dozens of protesters gathered at a Wendy's fast food restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, blocking the high way and setting the building on fire. Police shot and killed a black man who was found sleeping in his car at the Wendy's drive-through on Friday.
Smoke can be seen rising from the roof of the restaurant, as dozens of protesters chanting and holding signs crowded around the building and on the highway where several police cars were parked.
The protesters gathered at the location after learning of the incident where police shot and killed 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, who was fatally shot while running away from the officers. According to authorities, a struggle broke out when police attempted to arrest Brooks, who grabbed a taser before trying to run away.
Protests have been taking place in the US and around the world since the death of 46-year-old George Floyd during a police encounter in Minneapolis on May 25, reigniting the Black Lives Matter movement, which denounces a pattern of unarmed black men, women and children killed by police.