A Black man who allegedly punched a deputy and “produced a handgun” was shot and killed by deputies Monday afternoon in the unincorporated Westmont area near South Los Angeles.

The shooting occurred about 3:15 p.m. near West 109th Place and South Budlong Avenue, according to sheriff’s Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez.

The man had been riding a bicycle when deputies attempted to stop him for code violations, KCAL9 reported. He ran away but deputies caught up to him and a fight ensued.

He allegedly punched a deputy and dropped some clothes that he was holding, revealing a black handgun, according to KCAL9.

Two deputies opened fire and shot him several times, KCAL9 reported. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff’s department said.

No deputies were injured.

Black Lives Matter Los Angeles identified the man as Dijon Kizzee and called supporters to the scene to protest against the killing.

“Los Angeles County Sheriffs killed a Black man…Dijon…on 109th and Budlong and left his body facedown in the dirt. We need all hands on deck,” Black Lives Matter Los Angeles tweeted.

Dozens of protesters were at the scene by 8 p.m. Monday night.

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