Protesters are taking to the streets in El Cajon after police shoot and kill a black man that pulled something out of his pocket then took a shooting stance. One officer tried to subdue the man with a stun gun but was unsuccessful, that’s when the second cop shot him. Police acknowledge that it wasn’t a weapon he had in his hand but considering the stance and only a split second to make a decision, it’s hard to call it murder.
It does look like he’s ready to shoot, doesn’t it?
Just like in Ferguson, black activists are claiming that the man, Alfred Orlango, 30. was shirtless and had his hands in the air when he was shot. You can see by this still photo that is a lie. They really need to start prosecuting these false witnesses in order to discourage even more lies. Now, they face no consequences no matter what they claim to witness.
Protesters are chanting “Black Lives Matter” and “Hands up, Don’t Shoot.” The real test will be what happens tonight as activists start pouring into town from other areas of California.
The El Cajon protest was angry but peaceful. Several dozen people, most of them black, gathered and some cursed at officers guarding the scene. They chanted “black lives matter!” and “hands up, don’t shoot!”
In a statement, El Cajon police said they “would like to assure the community that a complete and thorough investigation will be completed.”
Davis urged the community to remain calm and said the investigation will be thorough.
“This will be transparent,” he said. “This will be looked at by multiple sets of eyes, and not just ours.”
The district attorney was on scene and also will investigate.