A person was shot and presumably killed this weekend as he squirmed on the bottom in entrance of at the very least 4 law enforcement officials … a few whom opened hearth on him at level clean vary.
Huntington Beach PD confirmed there was an officer concerned taking pictures Saturday, however did not not present any additional particulars … together with the standing of the person who was gunned down. We’re instructed this particular person was transported to a hospital, however his situation is unknown. The cops additionally say there isn’t a present public security risk.
TMZ has obtained video of the ugly killing — which exhibits a person, who seems to be Black, writhing on the bottom and lift his arm as nicely what seems to be a plastic bag of some kind … earlier than the officers round him unload a number of rounds of their firearms.
More backup arrived, and the police arrange a fringe to take care of the state of affairs.
As you possibly can see and listen to, there have been a number of witnesses … who have been close to Sandy’s Beach Shack on the pier. One eyewitness tells us they noticed the cops in pursuit of this man, whom they’d already fired upon at the very least as soon as. He jumped over the wall and fell to the bottom. We’re instructed they heard cops shouting orders at him, however earlier than lengthy … they have been taking pictures.
Others who have been within the space captured photographs of the aftermath — and the person seems to by mendacity lifeless on the bottom as officers approached.
No phrase but on what precisely led as much as this … however at any fee, it does not appear to be the HB crowd was all too outraged by what they’d simply seen. If something, loads of them gave the impression to be extra on the cops’ facet. It’s unclear at this level if he was armed with a weapon or not.
At first look, although … he does not appear to have been posing a risk from his place.