13 powerful photos show the Alfred Olango police shooting protests happening in El Cajon

It's been two days since police officers in El Cajon, California, shot and killed Alfred Olango outside a local shopping center. 

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Now, members of Olango's community are marching for justice.

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On Wednesday, protesters from the city and surrounding area took to the streets demanding answers and accountability for the shooting, which took place roughly 16 miles east of San Diego.

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Olango, who was unarmed, is a refugee from Uganda, and was working as a part-time furniture salesman.

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He reportedly had his hands raised Tuesday afternoon when he was fatally shot by officers. His family members have said he suffered from mental disabilities. 

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According to the El Cajon Police Department, Olango was in an "erratic" state Tuesday and pulled a device from his pocket and aimed it at officers in a shooting stance.

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On Wednesday, investigators announced the object was actually a vaping device. 

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Witnesses have since told local news outlets that Olango had his hands either in the air or by his side when the police fired five rounds, killing him. 

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A police investigation into the incident is ongoing. Here are photos from Wednesday's protests:

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