Streets of Philadelphia erupt, at least 30 officers injured after fatal police shooting of Black man

Angry protesters clashed with police and looted businesses in western Philadelphia Monday night after a 27-year-old Black man was shot to death in a confrontation with city officers earlier in the day.

Walter Wallace, who was allegedly holding a knife, was fatally shot while two police officers were responding to a complaint about a man with a weapon in Cobbs Creek, according to the Associated Press. He "advanced toward" the officers, who then fired "several times," the outlet reported.

VIOLENT CLASHES BREAK OUT IN PHILADELPHIA AFTER POLICE FATALLY SHOOT MAN WITH KNIFE: REPORT

Wallace was hit in both the shoulder and chest, then taken in a police vehicle to a hospital, where he died.

Publish : 2020-10-27 22:34:00
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