Published: Oct 30, 2020
PHILADELPHIA - A lawyer for Walter Wallace Jr.'s family said Thursday that Wallace was clearly suffering mental distress when Philadelphia police officers fatally shot him this week. But he said Wallace's relatives are not demanding murder charges in the case, saying the police officers lacked the training to handle the encounter.
Published: Oct 29, 2020
PHILADELPHIA - The mayor imposed a curfew on Philadelphia on Wednesday and called in the National Guard following successive nights of rioting after police shot to death a Black man whose family said he was in the midst of a mental health crisis.
Published: Oct 28, 2020
PHILADELPHIA- On the second night of mass demonstrations over the fatal police shooting of a 27-year-old Black man, about 1,000 protesters marched through the streets of West Philadelphia on Tuesday demanding justice for Walter Wallace Jr.