Philadelphia Roars After Police Kill Black Man Without Gun

On Monday afternoon Philadelphia police officers allegedly shot and killed Walter Wallace Jr. a man who was in the middle of a mental health crisis and was carrying a pocket knife near 61st and Locust for allegedly refusing to sit down.

Source: Elizabeth Robertson/ Staff Photographer
Walter Wallace Jr.

Protestors & activist sickened about continual police brutality and black deaths triggered by police guns took to Philadelphia streets overnight to ensure their voices were heard. At least 30 officers were reported injured during the protest however all are alive and in stable condition. An undetermined amount of protestors have been arrested. The Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw spoke with community members wanting answers and did confirm that the video of the shooting “raises many questions” and assured that the matter will be “fully investigated” according to 3CBS Philly.


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