Officials in Atlanta have issued an arrest warrant for the woman seen in a surveillance video setting fire to the Wendy’s restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was shot to death by a police officer who had tried to arrest him.
Natalie White, 29, was charged with first-degree arson by Atlanta Fire Rescue investigators for setting the fast food restaurant on fire a day after the June 12 shooting, according to ABC News.
Protests, which had already been prevalent in Atlanta in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, erupted at the location and the restaurant soon went up in flames.
Brooks, 27, was killed June 12 when he was shot by former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe was has since been charged with 11 counts on Wednesday (June 17), including felony murder.
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