Nearly 2,000 miles from Ferguson, Mo., demonstrators took to the streets to protest the alleged shooting death of an unarmed black man by a Los Angeles police officer. USA Today reports:

As developments continue to unfold in the case of Michael Brown in St. Louis, details are emerging about the police shooting death of an unarmed, 24-year-old black man in South Los Angeles.

The incident took place at about 8:20 p.m. Monday night as officers conducted an investigative stop, according to the LAPD statement. During that stop, “a struggle ensued” and this resulted in an “officer-involved shooting,” according to the statement.

The man underwent surgery at a local hospital and died, the LAPD said.

Ford’s mother told KTLA that her son was “lying on the ground and complying with police commands when police shot him three times.”

 

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