3:25 PM PT — Brosnan just spoke publicly for the first time since being charged. His attorney claims the allegations by the D.A. are exaggerated and misleading, and says Brosnan was actually unaware Brooks was shot initially and was trying to figure out what happened.
Once he did, the lawyer says Brosnan went to get a first aid kit to help Brooks, and by that point, other officers had arrived. Brosnan added that Brooks was friendly and respectful, and he just wanted to try to help him out … before the incident turned violent.
12:32 PM PT — Rolfe has now also been booked and charged with felony murder. He also faces charges of aggravated assault, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, criminal damage to property in the first degree and violation of oath by public officer charges.
10:18 AM PT — Brosnan has already been released from jail … he was just spotted leaving the facility with his attorney.
One of the cops involved in Rayshard Brooks‘ shooting has turned himself in and he’s been charged with aggravated assault … TMZ has learned.
In addition to aggravated assault, Devin Brosnan faces 3 acts of violation of oath by a public officer … according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office in Atlanta.
Garrett Rolfe the cop who shot Rayshard — and is charged with felony murder — has not turned himself yet. The D.A. gave him until Thursday evening to do so.
As we reported … Fulton County D.A. Paul Howard announced 11 charges against Garrett Rolfe, including multiple counts of aggravated assault. Howard claims Rolfe kicked Rayshard while he lay dying.
Howard didn’t mince words … he doesn’t believe Rolfe feared for his life and noted Rayshard had been cordial, cooperative and calm for more than 41 minutes before he was fatally shot.
The D.A. also said Rolfe was not motivated by fear but rather “another type of emotion.” Howard didn’t specifically say which emotion, but did say you can hear Rolfe right after he shot Brooks say, “I got him.”
Originally Published — 9:34 AM PT