LAPD Skid Row Shooting

A civilian oversight panel ruled Tuesday that LAPD officers were justified in the shooting of Black unarmed homeless man Charly Keundeu Keunang, writes The Guardian. Keunang, who lived on the streets of Los Angeles’ Skid Row, was shot six times which included two shots to the chest, reports the news outlet. The Los Angeles police commission held […]

As police continue to investigate the shooting death of a black homeless man in Los Angeles, officials say the body camera footage won’t be released just yet, Mashable reports. Police are hesitant to release the footage until the officer’s intent is fully investigated. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck told reporters that the release of the footage could cause […]

According to a Los Angeles Police Department claim, the rookie officer who shot and killed a homeless man on Skid Row in the city’s downtown area Sunday did so after the man allegedly reached for the officer’s gun, CNN reports. The dramatic scene was captured on video that went viral, highlighting the nation’s persistent struggles with police […]