Carnell Snell, an 18 year old Black man, was killed by LAPD during a traffic stop. Officers are claiming that Snell jumped out of the vehicle and began to run. Officers shot Snell at least 5 times.
Witnesses at the scene said that the teen’s back was turned and that his hands were in the air when the cop fired the lethal shots.
LAPD is reporting that a gun was recovered at the scene. Activists are criticizing LAPD because they have released limited details on what has taken place.