Alfred Okwera Olango, 38, pulled a vape smoking device from his pocket and pointed it at police before one officer fatally shot him and another discharged a Taser, El Cajon Police said.
His death set off demonstrations in the San Diego suburb as activists demanded that authorities release video of the shooting. They also want a federal probe into Olango’s death.
Some protesters threw water bottles at police while others gathered in the street and parking lot where the shooting happened. Many held signs saying “black lives matter” as police wearing helmets with shields looked on.
SC Shootings: Suspect Allegedly Called Grandparents Before Opening Fire:
It was 1:44 p.m. local time.
His grandparents could barely hear the 14-year-old because of his crying
, CNN affiliate WYFF reported. So they headed next door, where he lived, to check on him.
Michelle Obama Goes Off On Donald Trump:
“When making life-or-death, war-or-peace decisions, a president can’t just pop off or lash out irrationally,” she said on behalf of the Democratic presidential nominee at La Salle University in Philadelphia. “We need an adult in the White House. I guarantee you.”
Obama criticized Trump over his spreading of the birther conspiracy theory, continuing a rebuke she first made earlier this month
while stumping for Clinton in Virginia.
Agnes Nixon, Creator Of ‘All My Children,’ Dead At 93:
Nixon died due to complications from Parkinson’s disease and a recent stroke, ABC News
“I am devastated to learn that we have lost Agnes,” former “All My Children” star Susan Lucci wrote on Instagram. “I adored her and admired her–and I am forever grateful to her!”
Congress Passes Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown:
The House and Senate approved the measure — which would fund federal agencies through December 9 — with just two days before federal agencies were set to run out of money.
Once leaders resolved the final sticking point — finding a mechanism to approve money for the city of Flint, Michigan, after its water system was contaminated with lead — members of both parties were eager to wrap up votes and head home to campaign in the final sprint to the November election. Once bipartisan leaders agreed to add an amendment to a separate water infrastructure bill earmarking funds for Flint there was quick agreement to approve the spending bill.
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