A South African rugby player, who moved to Honolulu, Hawaii with his family at the beginning of the year, has been shot and killed by police on Wednesday, April 14.
According to eNCA, 29-year-old Lindani Myeni from Empangeni, in KwaZulu Natal (KZN ) was killed by Hawaii police after he was accused of entering a home in his neighbourhood, displaying erratic behaviour.
In the video, a scuffle between Myeni and the police ensued before one of the policemen opened fire on him.
Details about what actually happened before police arrived and whether there was ever a burglary aren’t clear, Hawaii News reported.
Meanwhile, Hawaii police have released graphic bodycam footage from the incident. Myeni was unarmed and did not have a criminal record.
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Myeni sustained a gunshot wound and was rushed to hospital where he later died. Meanwhile, Hawaii police have come under heavy fire for their behaviour during the ordeal.
More to follow.
Video: KHON2 News