US police shooting: Alfred Olango 'pointed object'

US police shooting: Alfred Olango 'pointed object'

Police in California say they shot dead a Ugandan refugee because he pulled an object from his pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance".
Dozens of demonstrators have taken to the streets of El Cajon, a suburb of San Diego, to protest at the killing of Alfred Olango.
Mr Olango, who was reportedly in his 30s, was killed on Tuesday after officers responded to a call from his sister who said that he was mentally ill and needed help.
Police gave no details about the object he was holding but acknowledged that it was not a weapon.
El Cajon police chief Jeff Davis said Mr... read more

29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: BBC

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