Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields Steps Down

Photo: Getty Images

Photo: Getty Images

Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields has agreed to resign following a deadly shooting of a man at a Wendy's drive thru on Friday night.

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced her resignation during a press conference on Saturday afternoon.

Bottoms said that the shooting was an unnecessary use of deadly force and called for the officer involved to be terminated.

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