PBS NewsHour

Police shooting of a Black man sparks Philadelphia protests

Clip: 10/27/2020 | 3m 8s Video has closed captioning.

The fatal shooting of a Black man by police in Philadelphia on Monday afternoon sparked large protests overnight. Walter Wallace Jr., whose family said he suffered from mental health issues, brandished a knife at officers Monday, refusing to obey their orders to drop it. They shot him multiple times. It’s only the latest police killing in recent months to provoke public outrage. John Yang reports.

Aired: 10/27/20

Rating: NR

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