Dozens protest LAPD shooting of homeless man on skid row

Chanting “You can’t kill Africa,” dozens of people on Saturday marched from Los Angeles Police Department headquarters to skid row to protest the fatal police shooting of an unarmed homeless man during a struggle with officers.

Cue Jn’Marie, a skid row preacher, said police should have sent a mental health team to handle Charly “Africa” Leundeu Keunang, whose March 1 shooting was caught on video and viewed by millions of people. Keunang, who was convicted of armed bank robbery in 2000, was committed to a psychiatric prison hospital three years into his 15-year federal prison term.

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