Disturbing Facebook video of homeless man being shot

A video shared on Facebook reportedly showing police shooting a homeless man, in the video it is alleged the man was homeless and after a scuffle the Los Angeles police shot him.

The disturbing and graphic video was posted on this Facebook page (Please be aware very strong language can be heard and is of a graphic nature), and the altercations with the police and the man can be seen, another person was being handcuffed whilst the commotion was going on.

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The shooting as reported happened in LA’s Skid Row area near downtown according to sources, no reports have come in as to why the shooting happened, but in the video you can clearly hear one man more than others being rather angry indeed saying nobody had a gun.

People are very angry indeed that the man was shot, in the video you see the police trying to get the man to the floor and when they did there was a scuffle and this is when you heard the gun shots go off.

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In the video you can here someone yelling, “Drop the gun!” before the shots were fired. It’s been reported that the victim was identified by his street name “Africa”, please read the full story over on Los Angeles Times.

The Facebook video was posted 13 hours ago and has been viewed 4,347,451 times, been shared 164.320 times.

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