http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/12/lapd-shooting-ezell-ford/13985607/ witnesses claim he was on the ground and compliant when shot 3 times in the back. "The woman, who said her name is Tritobia Ford, told KTLA that her son was lying on the ground and complying with police commands when police shot him three times. She said police would give her no information about the shooting." "The incident took place at about 8:20 p.m. Monday night as officers conducted an investigative stop, according to the LAPD statement. During that stop, "a struggle ensued" and this resulted in an "officer-involved shooting," according to the statement."