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6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

1 month 6 days 14 hours ago Tuesday, June 02 2020 Jun 2, 2020 June 02, 2020 12:17 PM June 02, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

By KATE BRUMBACK
Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) - Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after a dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car and shooting them with stun guns during protests over the death of George Floyd. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced the charges during a news conference Tuesday. Four are charged with aggravated assault and one with aggravated battery, along with other charges. Video from Saturday shows police officers surrounding a car driven by a man with a woman passenger. The officers used stun guns on both the man and woman, who are rising seniors at historically black colleges in Atlanta.

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