Details are emerging about the man who was fatally shot by police officers in an incident caught on camera.
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Authorities have not released the man's name, but the Los Angeles County Coroner told KABC that he was a black man in his 30s.
Witnesses told KABC that the man was called "Africa."
"What did he do? He wasn't an aggravated person," said Steven Tugmon, a person on Skid Row who spoke to KABC. "He wasn't mad all the time. He just had mental problems."
The coroner reported that "Africa" was a "possible transient." The shooting took place on the city's Skid Row, a stretch of Central Los Angeles where many of the city's homeless congregate.
The man's official autopsy is pending and a police investigation into the shooting is underway.
The video of the shooting was shared on Facebook and has already received close to 5.2 million views.