A homeless man shot dead by police officers in Los Angeles after allegedly threatening them with a gun during a street scuffle.
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A homeless man died following an altercation with police officers in district of Skid Row area, near downtown Los Angeles, California. Video over four minutes shows a violent clash between the homeless man and several police officers. The LAPD didn't immediately comment, but local media said at least one police officer opened fire.
The polices were responding to a robbery and according to witnesses, the victim was fighting with someone in his tent (Los Angeles Times). A voice yelling "Drop the gun!" can be heard before several shots ring out and several onlookers cry out in alarm.
Shortly after the shooting, the homeless was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.