WATCH: LAPD Releases Bodycam Footage Showing Moment Officer Fatally Shoots Teen with Airsoft Gun

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The Los Angeles Police Department on Monday released bodycam footage showing the moment an officer fatally shot a 19-year-old man holding an airsoft gun.

Police last week were called to a residence near 102nd and Grand streets for a domestic dispute.

A male teen emerged from the home with a black weapon. Police assumed he was carrying a rifle and gave him verbal demands to drop the weapon.

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“Hey! Hey! Hey! Put that down!” officers shouted as 19-year-old Luis Herrera emerged from the residence with what looked like a rifle.

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“The officers repositioned themselves and gave Herrera verbal commands to drop the rifle,” said LAPD Cpt. Kelly Muniz in a narration of the bodycam video. “However, he did not comply with officers commands and shouldered the rifle and pointed directly at the officers resulting in an officer-involved shooting.”

KABC reported:

The Los Angeles Police Department has released body camera video after officers shot and killed a 19-year-old who was brandishing what turned out to be an airsoft rifle last weekend in South Los Angeles.

Officers were initially called for a domestic violence report to a home in the area of 102nd and Grand streets last Saturday. Two officers responded to the scene.

Los Angeles Police Department officials said Luis Herrera came out of the home armed with a weapon, appearing to be a type of rifle.

Investigators later determined the man was holding a realistic-looking airsoft rifle.

“My son!” his mother is heard yelling.

At one point, Herrera’s father came out telling the officers the gun was a toy.

The incident unfolded after Herrera had called 911 claiming his father had attacked him and his mother. That call, according to investigators, proved to be untrue.

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