A black man was fatally shot by a Shreveport, Louisiana, police officer who responded to a domestic disturbance call Friday, authorities said.

Alonzo Bagley, 43, died at a hospital after Shreveport officer Alexander Tyler shot him in the chest. saying Louisiana State Police, the investigative agency.

Tyler and another anonymous Shreveport officer were called to the Villa Norte apartment complex just before 11 p.m. Friday to investigate an incident involving Bagley. After contacting the whistleblower, Bagley allegedly jumped off a rear balcony and fled on foot, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Lamar Davis said at a news conference.

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After a foot chase, Officer Tyler saw Bagley turn the corner of a building. Davis said Tyler fired a shot, hitting Bagley in the chest.

Tyler and the second officer performed CPR and Bagley was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The incident was captured on police body camera video, which will be released «as soon as we can release it,» Davis said.

The shooting follows the January 10 death of Tire Nichols, a black man who was severely beaten by Memphis police officers. Nichols’ death, as well as the deaths of other black men, including George Floyd, have sparked public protests against police use of force.

Davis asked Shreveport residents to «be patient as we continue to conduct a very thorough investigation» into the shooting.

The Shreveport Police Department said Tyler, 23, has been placed on administrative leave. He was hired by the department in May 2021.

Davis said the department is still looking into the details of what happened, including why Tyler decided to fire his gun. The superintendent told reporters that Bagley had no weapons when he was shot.