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Top Atlanta news: Officer charged in tasing under investigation in another case; music fest canceled

Top Atlanta news: Officer charged in tasing under investigation in another case; music fest canceled
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By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Atlanta.

Officer charged in tasing HBCU students under investigation in another excessive force case

An Atlanta police officer who is charged with tasing two college students recently is also being investigated in the shooting death of a mentally ill man.

Read the full story on TheGrio.

Fire Department releases new photos of second suspect in Wendy's arson

Atlanta officials have released photos of another suspect who is believed to have set fire to a southwest Atlanta Wendy's that was the site of the deadly shooting of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks.

Read the full story on FOX 29.

Music Midtown 2020 festival canceled

The organizers of what would have been the 26th annual Music Midtown posted a statement online Tuesday saying this year's festival has been rescheduled to Sept. 18-19, 2021. 

Read the full story on Patch.com.


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