Get ready for riots, Louisville. This is the shocking moment an officer fatally shoots man in Louisville who came at him swinging a flag pole.
An African man was shot and killed by a Louisville Metro Police officer Saturday afternoon, after police say he grabbed a flagpole and swung it at the officer.
The man, whose name has not yet been released by authorities, was shot twice and died later at the hospital, according to the police department.
The African immigrant was a regular presence in the Old Louisville neighborhood surrounding the busy street corner where he was killed, neighbors said.
A neighbor left a bundle of yellow lilies on the sidewalk where he fell.
Dozens began to gather there Saturday evening, trying to piece together what led to the fatal shooting and calling for police to quickly release footage from nearby surveillance cameras.
Read more: Daily Mail