EL CAJON http://www.espanaairmax90baratas.com/ , Calif. — Police released two videos Friday showing an officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb and said they hoped showing the footage would ease escalating tensions.
The videos show the officer fired four times at close range almost immediately after Alfred Olango, 38, suddenly raised both hands to chest level and took what was described as a shooting stance.
The shots came less than a minute after police arrived at the scene in response to Olango's sister calling 911 and reporting he was acting erratically.
The videos were released after three nights of unruly and Nike Air Max 90 Baratas , at times, violent protests in El Cajon, and on the eve of a demonstration organized by clergy and supporters of Olango's family Air Max 90 Niño Baratas , who had pressured authorities to show the footage of the fatal encounter. On Thursday night, an officer was struck in the head by a brick hurled by a protester.
"Our only concern at this point was community safety," police Chief Jeff Davis said. "We felt that the aggression of some — some — of the protesters was escalating to the point where it was necessary to release some information and truly Air Max 90 Mujer Baratas , it was my hope to relieve some of that concern."
A fourth night of protests on Friday remained peaceful at least for its first few hours, with 100 or more people blocking intersections and at one point attempting to walk on to a freeway before police stopped them.
The Rev. Shane Harris of the civil rights organization National Action Network said the low-quality videos, shot at a distance Air Max 90 Hombre Baratas , didn't clarify what led to the shooting and said they're likely to make people angrier.
In addition to the videos, police showed the 4-inch electronic cigarette device Olango had in his hands when he was shot.
A lawyer for the family said they welcomed the release of the videos, but he questioned the tactics used by Officer Richard Gonsalves. Olango had been reported to be mentally disturbed and unarmed and yet Gonsalves approached with his weapon out Air Max 90 Baratas Outlet , Dan Gilleon said.
"It shows a cowboy with his gun drawn provoking a mentally disturbed person," Gilleon said.
The incident is the latest in a series of fatal shootings of black men that have roiled communities across the U.S. It came weeks after fatal shootings by police in Tulsa, Oklahoma Air Max 90 Baratas España , and Charlotte, North Carolina.
Olango, a Ugandan refugee who arrived in the U.S. as a boy Air Max 90 España , had a criminal record that included drug and weapon charges but no violence. His family described him as a loving father and a joyful, happy person.
His mother said he suffered a mental breakdown recently after the death of his best friend. On Tuesday, his sister called 911 and reported he was acting strangely and walking into traffic by a strip mall.
The longer of the two videos released by police came from a surveillance camera in the drive-thru of a restaurant. It is roughly a minute Air Max 90 Baratas , has no sound and police blurred out the heads of everyone in it.