Two former LAPD cops fired in 2017 for ignoring a call about a robbery in progress so they could continue playing Pokémon GO have had their appeals to be reinstated denied.

The family of Valentina Orellana-Peralta, a young teenage girl killed last week after the LAPD shot recklessly at a suspect in a department store and struck her while she was trying on a dress, will be legally represented by civil rights attorney Ben Crump.

Members of a South Los Angeles community continue to demand accountability after news that two respected elders died after LAPD caused an explosion that displaced residents and damaged area homes and businesses.