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Protest held after L.A. sheriff's deputies shoot and kill black man

Dozens of protesters gathered in southern Los Angeles on Monday, after a black man from the neighbourhood was shot and killed by sheriff's deputies. People were filmed holding with banners near the scene cordoned off by police officers. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said on Twitter that the incident happened around 3:15 pm (22:15 GMT) near West 109th Place and Budlong Avenue when deputies attempted to stop a man riding his bike for a vehicle code violation. "During the contact, a fight ensued between the suspect and deputies. The suspect produced a handgun and a deputy-involved hit shooting occurred," said the announcement. According to the reports, the victim was identified by the family at the scene as 29-year-old D. Kizzee.

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