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Sister of man shot and killed by El Cajon police officer files claim against city

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Sister of man shot and killed by El Cajon police officer files lawsuit Sister of man shot and killed by El Cajon police officer files lawsuit

EL CAJON (KUSI) — The sister of a man shot and killed by an El Cajon police officer several weeks ago is suing the city of El Cajon.

Lucy Olango claims police were negligent in the way they handled a call involving her brother Alfred Olango, who was experiencing a mental breakdown.

Authorities released the full video of the officer-involved shooting that left 38-year-old Alfred Olango dead in El Cajon.

The snippets show Officers Richard Gonsalves and Josh McDaniel approaching Olango, seen striding through a parking area and then pacing back and forth next to a parked pickup truck. Following a brief face-off, gunshots sound, and Olango collapses to the pavement.

Officials have confirmed that Gonsalves fired his service gun at Olango as McDaniel simultaneously shot him with an electric stun gun.

In the immediate aftermath of the shooting, one witness told reporters that Olango had his hands raised when he was fatally wounded, and others said he had been suffering a seizure.

Police officials have countered that Olango was uncooperative, repeatedly refused to remove his hand from his pocket, assumed "what appeared to be a shooting stance'' and pointed at Gonsalves an object that turned out to be an electronic smoking device.

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