An unarmed man who was shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies at a South Los Angeles apartment complex in early June was struck by six bullets, with three of the rounds entering his back, an autopsy report shows.
The 20-page document, released by the Los Angeles County medical examiner on Thursday, showed that bullets also struck 24-year-old Ryan Twyman in his neck, his right side and his left upper arm. Four bullets were recovered from his body, the report states.
A bullet that struck his upper back and perforated his lung and heart and another that struck his mid-back and entered his spine caused fatal wounds, according to the report.
A video released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department showed two deputies firing 34 rounds at a white Kia, which they said Twyman was driving, as the vehicle backed quickly out of a parking space at an ...