The police department in El Cajon, California, released two videos Friday showing the fatal shooting of Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man, three days earlier.
El Cajon Police Chief Jeff Davis presented the footage at a press conference. The videos came from a drive-thru security camera and a bystander’s mobile phone.
In the surveillance video, Olango, 38, is approached by a single officer, identified by police as Richard Gonsalves, in a parking lot behind a Mexican restaurant in the San Diego suburb of El Cajon on Tuesday.
Alfred Olango was killed by police in California on Tuesday, and video of his shooting death has sparked protests and controversy over whether the shooting was justified. Olango was killed on Tuesday afternoon after police were call...
Police had previously released only a single frame from a cellphone video they say shows Alfred Olango in a "shooting stance"
El Cajon Police Chief Jeff Davis said they released the videos due to the "escalating aggression" from demonstrators. [ more › ]
After a night of violent protests in El Cajon, authorities announced Friday that they would release cellphone and surveillance video of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man this week. The El Cajon Police Department will...