Walter Wallace Jr.

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Bodycam Footage Out in Police Shooting of Philly Black Man

Cops who shot Walter Wallace Jr. weren't equipped with Tasers

(Newser) - Police officers fired 14 shots, killing Walter Wallace Jr. , just 41 seconds after arriving at his family's West Philadelphia home last week. Wallace's pregnant wife repeatedly shouted that Wallace—who was walking toward the officers with a knife—was "mental," according to bodycam footage released Wednesday,... More »

For 2nd Night, Unrest Grips Philly Over Black Man's Killing

Clashes erupt between cops, demonstrators over death of Walter Wallace Jr.

(Newser) - Philadelphia protested for a second night Tuesday after the fatal police shooting of a Black man the day prior. The Inquirer reports that police asked residents of certain neighborhoods to remain inside after clashes between protesters and police, looting, and violence including debris thrown by protesters and pepper spray and... More »

Philly Erupts in Protest After Fatal Police Shooting of Black Man

Cops say Walter Wallace Jr., 27, wouldn't drop knife when ordered to

(Newser) - A police vehicle was set on fire, businesses were looted, and at least a dozen cops were hurt Monday night in Philadelphia after a 27-year-old Black man died during a police shooting earlier in the day. The Washington Post and the AP report that Walter Wallace Jr. was shot dead... More »

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