Los Angeles police officers have killed an unarmed man after responding to a 911 call about a man running from officers who were trying to arrest him.
The LAPD has confirmed the incident, but has not released the identity of the man.
The incident happened Saturday, May 27, in the city’s West Hollywood neighborhood.
Officers arrived at a home in the 6500 block of West Sunset Boulevard, according to a news release from LAPD.
They said they heard someone yelling for help and saw a man on the ground with his hands up.
The officers approached, but as the officers approached the man, he reached for his waistband.
The officer then shot the man once in the lower chest, striking him multiple times, according the release.
The man, who has not been identified, died at the scene.
The department has not yet released the name of the officer who killed the man and has not identified the man’s gun.