Mandatory Credit: Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock (10762532bl) Protesters gather in solidarity where Dijon Kizzee was killed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Dijon Kizzee shooting protest, Los Angeles, USA – 31 Aug 2020
On Monday afternoon, police shot and killed a Black man in South Los Angeles for allegedly violating a bicycle vehicle code. According to a press conference held by Lt. Brandon Dean, he was fatally shot by officers over 20 times after running from them. Family members at the scene have identified him as 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee. His identity was later confirmed by a Los Angeles County examiner-coroner.
Around 3 p.m., officers reported that they saw a man riding a bicycle and made a U-turn to stop him for violating a vehicle code, though it is still unclear what vehicle code he was allegedly breaking. After police approached him, Kizzee got off his