18-year-old ran from LAPD before officer shot and killed him in South L.A., witness says

Kate Mather | LATIMES.COM
August 17, 2016

centruy blvd shooting by motor copA man who witnessed Tuesday’s deadly police shooting in South L.A. said he saw an 18-year-old run from an officer before he was shot, then saw a gun near his body.

The witness, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said he was inside his house Tuesday afternoon when he heard someone outside yell, “Freeze!” He looked out his window, he said, and saw a young man running from an officer on a motorcycle.

He watched the 18-year-old duck into a small, dead-end driveway on Century Boulevard, then turn back toward the street as if to keep running. The officer, the witness said, was close behind, still on the motorcycle.

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1 Comment for “18-year-old ran from LAPD before officer shot and killed him in South L.A., witness says”

  1. Eddie V

    Does anyone have full video of this incident?

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