El Cajon

El Cajon Black Lives Matter (David McNew / Getty)

Black Lives Matter Protest Turns Violent in San Diego

A Black Lives Matter protest turned violent on Thursday night in El Cajon, near San Diego, as demonstrators attacked cars and at least one motorcycle while protesting the death of 38-year-old Ugandan refugee Alfred Olango earlier this week.

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Protesters Gather After Police Shoot Unarmed Black Man In San Diego Suburb

The shooting was prompted when the man reportedly pulled an object from his pocket and aimed it an officer. El Cajon police chief Jeff Davis said the man “placed both hands together on [the object] and extended it rapidly toward the officer, taking what appeared to be a shooting stance.”