Alfred Olango

Alfred Olango was not mentally ill, but suffered from a mental breakdown over the death of a close friend when he was fatally shot by police, his family alleged at a presser on Thursday.

The Alfred Olango shooting raises more questions about the nation's police. How should they respond to the mentally ill?

At a news presser, Chief Jeff Davis said Olango was pointing a vaping device at police when he was shot and killed near a strip mall outside of San Diego.

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 […]