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  • What body cam footage released by Philadelphia officials shows the moment when two police officers shoot and kill 27 year old Walter Wallace Jr.

  • Ah, black man armed with a knife who relatives say was suffering from a mental breakdown.

  • The graphic and chaotic footage that was released on Wednesday by the Philadelphia Police Department and the district attorney's office shows one of the officers saying Shoot him before they both fire at Wallace, who was not heating their orders.

  • I asked all of us to work together to ensure this moment does not lead to further division in our communities.

  • Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, a Democrat, urged for calm on Wednesday after the city saw protests and looting following the October 26th shooting that prompted Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf toe order a 9 p.m. curfew, which ended last weekend.

  • I think what occurred here is heartbreaking.

  • At Wednesday's news conference, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said the officers failed to properly respond to the 911 call requesting help with a domestic mental health crisis.

  • I don't think there's any dispute that in this particular situation, when a mother was trying to get help with the situation involving her son, who was blameless for having mental illness, that when she did, that government failed because her son was killed within a minute of governments arrival as a part of government.

  • I apologize for that.

  • Last week, Wallace is family lawyer Shaka Johnson said the officers involved should probably not be charged with murder as they lacked training and equipment to handle the situation.

  • Those particular officers will only given a tool by which to assassinate, which is a service weapon chock full of ammunition.

  • But nothing in between.

  • No Taser, no less than lethal, uh, device that would have been so appropriate in this particular circumstance.

  • This'll gotta stop that.

  • Really gotta stop.

  • Wallace is Mother and the family last week said they would like to see all Philadelphia police officers equipped with Tasers.

  • I would like to see justice done for what they did to my son.

  • I was just on No.

  • One.

What body cam footage released by Philadelphia officials shows the moment when two police officers shoot and kill 27 year old Walter Wallace Jr.

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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT – Philadelphia police release bodycam video of fatal shooting

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/06
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