California Man Gunned down by Police with Vaper in Hand

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Vaper, Olango

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Unrighteous police shootings have occurred in San Diego, Charlotte, SC and Tulsa, Oklahoma – and have all led to public protests and citizen uprisings.   In each case the authorities are requesting calm and peace and are employing militia like police tactics to control the citizenry. 

Just 16 miles north of San Diego a man holding a vaping device was fatally gunned down on Tuesday.  The El Cajon Police Department admitted as much on Wednesday at a press conference.   

Okwera Olango, 38, of El Cajon was identified, by local officials as the man who was shot for vaping. 

The man’s sister dialed 911from a woman who told the emergency line that her brother was “not acting like himself.”   She said he was wandering in and out of traffic while walking down the street and she felt the he could hurt himself or someone else would hurt him.   

Police said  Olango refused multiple instruction to remove his hand from his pocket, causing one officer to tase him and the other to use deadly force.   The medical examiner released information verifying the item in the man’s hand was a vaping device a Smok TFV4 MINI. 

Mayor Bill Wells said in Tuesdays presser that he had watched the video and saw what he described as a distraught man.  He also said Olango’s sister indicated in the emergency call that he had mental illness. 

The man was taken to a local hospital after the shooting and was pronounced dead.  The District Attorney’s office has the original recording and said they will release it if they see fit.

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