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Georgia man, son charged with murder in shooting of unarmed black man

Georgia man, son charged with murder in shooting of unarmed black man
a graphic video of the killing of 25 year old Ahmad our burry in

Georgia

sparked outrage after it was widely circulated on social media earlier this week and on Thursday a white former law enforcement officer and his son were arrested and

charged

with

murder

in the town of Brunswick the

shooting

death took place months before in February and the video set off furor among civil rights activists in the u.s. who saw the incident as the latest case of white perpetrators killing a

black

man and going unpunished on Wednesday protesters took to the streets in Brunswick and a march was also held in honor of our burry in

Georgia

's capital Atlanta 64 year old Gregory McMichael and his 34 year old son Travis have now been taken into custody by the

Georgia

Bureau of Investigation and were also

charged

with aggravated assault the two men have not been convicted and it was not immediately clear on Thursday if they had retained attorneys