District attorney Bonnie Dumanis dismissed charges against the El Cajon, California cop who fatally shot Alfred Olango last year. Dumanis said the officer was "justified" during his encounter with the unarmed Black married father of two. Olango's family has condemned the decision and vowed to continue fighting for justice.
Alfred Olango was not mentally ill, but suffered from a mental breakdown over the death of a close friend when he was fatally shot by police, his family alleged at a presser on Thursday.
There's fierce advocacy for animal equality, but silence when it comes to the countless police shootings involving Black men and women in this country.
At a news presser, Chief Jeff Davis said Olango was pointing a vaping device at police when he was shot and killed near a strip mall outside of San Diego.
A San Diego police officer fatally shot and killed Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man who witnesses claim was mentally challenged. Reports say his sister called police for assistance because he was in mental and/or physical distress. Several eyewitnesses said the victim had his hands above his head when he was shot, but police deny […]
The man identified by family as Alfred Olango was rushed to a nearby hospital in El Cajo, where he later died.