A 30 years old man was shot by atleast one officer on Tuesday afternoon outside an apartment building. The police revealed that the man was shot as he was not following the orders.
Just after the incident, he was taken to hospital as he got wounded. The condition of the victim has not been revealed by the doctors.
The man was suffering from a mental illness, victim’s friend said.
News of the shooting pulled in an angry horde of around 30 individuals, some of whom were companions of the shooting casualty's family. By the night, the group developed to around 100 individuals, including group pioneers and individuals from nearby houses of worship.
The majority of the demonstrators voiced worries that the shooting was racially persuaded.
Police got three calls around a man acting "sporadically" close to a strip shopping center on Broadway close Mollison Avenue soon after 2 p.m., said El Cajon police Lt. Victimize Ransweiler. He said one guest let them know the man was strolling in movement.
At the point when officers arrived, the man declined to take after their requests, prodding a showdown that prompted no less than one officer opening flame outside the flat building contiguous the strip shopping center.
Officers gave medical aid until paramedics arrived and took the man to a doctor's facility.
Ransweiler declined to say whether the man was furnished.
Witnesses said they heard in regards to five shots discharged.
Michael Ray Rodriguez said he was driving out of the loft building when he saw a shirtless dark man with his hands noticeable all around. In a matter of seconds, he said, an officer opened flame.
"(The officer) let go of the trigger and shot him over and over," Rodriguez said, including he heard five shots.
El Cajon cops are not outfitted with body-worn cameras. The division as of late finished an experimental run system to test the cameras and requested a few. The hardware has not been conveyed, Ransweiler said.
He said a witness intentionally turned over a cellphone that contains video of the shooting.
The District Attorney's Office and the El Cajon Police Department are researching.