The Alfred Olango shooting raises more questions about the nation's police. How should they respond to the mentally ill?
Police opened fire on a man who they say acted “erratically” at a California strip mall near San Diego, California, reports NBC San Diego. The man identified by family as Alfred Olango, 30, was rushed to a nearby hospital in El Cajo, where he later died. Police have not yet publicly released his name. A […]
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 […]