Another black man was shot dead by police in the US state of Philadelphia.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Another black man was shot dead by police in the US state of Philadelphia.

  • The incident, which took place just a week before the US presidential election, has sparked public outrage and resumed protests.
  • According to local media reports, on Monday morning, two policemen ordered the black farm citizen to drop the knife in his hand, but despite the citizen's refusal and the mother's attempt to stop him, the police shot him dead.
  • 27-year-old Black Hundreds of demonstrators gathered after the police shooting death of Walter Wallace civilian police to control the mob had to use sticks and poles.
  • US media say the mobile video shows Walter Wallace, suffering from mental health problems, holding a knife in his hand and pushing his mother backwards towards the police.
  • In the video, an officer can be heard holding a knife, after which police opened fire.
  • At least 30 policemen were injured in the overnight riots and clashes.
  • Protests among U.S. citizens erupted in May after the assassination of George Floyd, a black man in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
  • It should be noted that George Floyd was killed in police custody and in the viral video of that incident, George was heard shouting that he was not breathing, however, the police officer was still holding George's neck down.
  • The protesters have also been accused of racism and brutality by police in protests in the United States.


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