Just moments after an African American man was shot and killed by El Cajon police Tuesday, his sister was captured in an eyewitness video as she wept and screamed at officers, saying she told authorities her brother was mentally ill.
In the video posted on You Tube (some explicit language), the man’s sister said she told officers he was sick and needed help. She said she called police three times, but instead should have called a “crisis communication team.” “Don’t you guys have a crisis communication team to talk to somebody mentally sick,” she asked an officer.
“Why couldn’t you tase him? she asked officers. “Why, why, why, why?”
At one point, the woman yelled, “Oh, my God, you killed my brother” several times.
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