The father of Alfred Olango, Richard Olango Abuka, filed a civil rights lawsuit in San Diego federal court earlier this week, accusing El Cajon, Calif., police of using excessive, deadly force against his son, who was shot and killed during an encounter last year, the San Diego Union Tribune reports.
The El Cajon, Calif., police officer who gunned down an unarmed black man who was apparently having a mental breakdown will not face criminal charges, the San Diego County (Calif.) District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
The father of a California man who was killed last month by El Cajon, Calif., police announced over the weekend that he has created a foundation for police reform, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
El Cajon, Calif., police say that the mentally ill African-American man who was shot and killed during a police encounter was in a "shooting stance" aiming an e-cigarette.
Updated Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, 2:17 a.m. EDT: According to activists on the ground in El Cajon, Calif., the Police Department informed media that it was aware its officers were responding to a “5150” call when Olango was killed. The name of the police officer who killed Olango has not been released.