Bodycam captures controversial shooting of homeless man by LAPD

Posted by The King Slayer 2018 years ago in Police videos
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The Los Angeles Police Department has released body camera footage showing the moments leading up to an officer-involved shooting on Skid Row in 2015 that left a homeless black man dead.

Charly 'Africa' Keunang, 43, was shot five times, including twice in the chest, during a tense confrontation with LAPD cops investigating reports that the man had threatened another person with a baseball bat on March 1, 2015.

Keunang's shooting was captured on video recorded by a bystander and has been viewed by millions worldwide, sparking widespread outrage and protests in Los Angeles.

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