Fresh protests after US police shoot black man 'with mental health issues'
Protestors gathered at the scene of the shooting and remained largely peaceful.
The victim, named locally as Alfred Olango, was reportedly unarmed when he was shot in San Diego, according to eyewitnesses.
El Cajon police confirmed they were responding to an “erratic subject” and that an investigation into the shooting has begun.
Yet in a statement, police say the 30-year-old victim “refused multiple instructions” and “concealed his hands in his pants pocket”.
Mr Olango then “drew an object from his front pants pocket, placed both hands together on it and extended it towards the officers”.... read more
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