An apparent tweet from the Anonymous hacking group is claiming credit for perpetrating a cyberattack on the Atlanta police department web site, stating that the act was retaliation for the June 12 fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks.

"Atlanta police officers involved in fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks. @Atlanta_Police has been taken #Offline" states a tweet from Anonymous USA (@AnonOpUSA) that was posted at 8:24 a.m. on June 14.

Reportedly, the website atlantapd.org was around that time briefly unavailable to visitors, but was back up by 11:30 a.m.

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