LAPD officers shoot and kill homeless man
March 2, 2015
Los Angeles police shot and killed a homeless man on Sunday afternoon while being filmed by an onlooker. [Los Angeles Times]
The man, whom witnesses called “Africa,” was pronounced dead at the hospital. Two officers were treated for minor injuries.
Around noon, officers responded to the report of a robbery. Warning: the content of the video is disturbing.
The officers involved said the man grabbed for one of the officer’s gun before two officers shot him.