Wednesday, September 28, 2016
What Happened To Alfred Olango?
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The El Cajon Police are defending its officers after it fatally shot an man who allegedly had mental issues. Once again, the tragic shooting of unarmed Black men is coming into focus.
It sparked more outrage with the Black community and the law.
Two officers were responding to a call regarding a man walking in traffic. He refused order to remove his hands from his pocket. What drove them to shoot was the object that came from his pants.
The officers bot simultaneously shot and Tasered the man. He died on route to the hospital.
Alfred Olango was his name and the hashtag is trending online.
Of course, police chief Jeff Davis defending the actions of the officers. He said that they're lives were on the line. Davis concluded that Alfred has no weapon.
This incident has pissed off the residents of the city. The video emerged on social media shows the moments after the incident. A woman claiming to be Alfred's sister is heard screaming and crying.
She said she called the police for help.
"Oh my god. You killed my brother. I just called for help and you killed him." said the woman.
On the video a woman decried that it's time to riot. This shit is going on in California.
Mind you that the Rodney King incident and the failure to charge the four officers with charges set off a riot in the city.
The El Cajon Police are preparing for unrest.