LAPD release bodycam footage of New Year’s Day fatal OIS
The video shows officers fatally shooting a knife-wielding man at his apartment door
By PoliceOne Staff
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police released body camera footage of a New Year’s Day fatal officer-involved shooting that involved a knife-wielding man.
According to local news station ABC 7, officers were responding to reports of a woman screaming and the suspect getting into an altercation with a man who intervened.
Video shows the man opening the door to his apartment, dropping, then picking up a kitchen knife, and ignoring the officer’s commands.
The officers opened fire, killing the man.
The man was identified as 18-year-old Rony Parras, who had no history of mental health issues despite the erratic behavior he displayed that day.
The shooting is still under investigation.