Shocking: LAPD Shoot & Kill a Homeless Man in Broad Daylight While Holding Him Down [Video]

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the screenshot from the clip, you see an officer with his foot on the
suspect’s head, one pinning him down, and the other firing a weapon.A Los Angeles police officer shot and killed a homeless man earlier
today — after they already taser’d him and pinned him to the ground.

According to witnesses, the man wouldn’t come out of his tent in the
Skid Row district of downtown. According to local law, homeless are
permitted to sleep in tents in public areas between the hours of 6pm and

When officers responded to the call, the homeless man — who
reportedly goes by the name “Africa” — was fighting with someone else in
his tent.

Eyewitness Dennis Horne, told the Los Angeles Times

When Africa refused to comply with a police order to come
out of the tent, officers used the Taser on him and dragged him out,
Horne said. The officers tackled Africa to the ground, where he
continued to fight, which led to the fatal shooting, according to Horne.

The entire police interaction was captured on video and uploaded to Facebook by Anthony Blackburn.

In the clip, you witness more than 5 officers try to subdue “Africa”
and at some point you hear a taser being deployed. During the scuffle,
you can hear an officer shout “he’s got my gun!” before five gunshots
are fired.

“This man got shot over a tent,” a witness said.

Watch the video HERE. WARNING: There’s no blood in the clip, but it is graphic.

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