In California in the suburbs to the North-East of San Diego died another black man after he was shot by police.
Police Lieutenant city of El Cajon said that police officers responded to a 911 call that was made from a local restaurant. Defenders of the law claim that the man did not comply with the directives that were given to him. The chief of police said that the attacker had his hands hidden in your pockets while walking back and forth. The second officer claims that the man grabbed an object and began to stand, as if he is holding a firearm.
In response, one officer fired at the man from a pistol, while a second officer fired the Taser, said police chief Davis. It is not clear whether the victim was armed. According to Davis, the investigators found a firearm at the scene.
The victim was transported to a nearby hospital. Police have not named the person's name, nor mentioned he was alive or dead, because they were trying to notify family members first. Both officers, whose names have not yet been made public, sent to three-day administrative leave. Both officers involved in the incident have more than two decades of experience as a police officer, Davis said.
Police Lieutenant Rassweiler urged residents of El Cajon to be patient while the investigators are investigating. According to the Protocol of the County, police will not release video footage collected from witnesses and local businesses, while the local district attorney are not considered evidence.
In response to the shooting, about 200 people gathered near the scene in the suburb of El Cajon, located about 15 miles North of San Diego, on Tuesday evening. Protesters surrounded the entrance to the headquarters. The crowd began to dwindle shortly before midnight.
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