A woman reported to be the sister of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by police on Tuesday in El Cajon, California, said in a video from the scene that her brother had a mental illness, and she called police to "help him, not to kill him."
The man has not yet been named by police, but media reports have identified him as 30-year-old Alfred Olango.
Police had first arrived at the scene after receiving calls about a man who was "not acting like himself" and walking through traffic, according to a statement from the police department.
An unarmed black man was shot and killed by police in El Cajon, California, Tuesday, sparking protests in the city. Police came to the scene following a 911 call about an African-American man walking through traffic and behaving “er...
Sept 28 (Reuters) - An unarmed black man has died after being shot by a police officer in El Cajon in southern California on Tuesday, the local police department said, appealing for calm as local media reported crowds had gathered a...
On Tuesday, an officer in El Cajon, Calif., shot and killed an unarmed black man. His sister had called the police to ask them to help her brother, who was acting erratically.