Hundreds Protest After LAPD Officer Fired Weapon During a Scuffle With Teenagers

Protestors took to the streets after a video went viral of an off duty police officer firing his weapon in the air during a fight with teenagers. The fight allegedly started because the teenagers walked on his lawn. The cop grabbed one of the teenagers who pleaded to "let him go". The cop was then confronted by the teenager's friend who swung at the officer in an attempt free his friend. 

While dragging one of the boys, the cop fired his gun into the open air. Thankfully no one was injured.

The two teenagers were arrested, but were later released. However, the off duty cop was never arrested. The LAPD has started an internal investigation.

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