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Walter Wallace Jr. Killed by Police in Philadelphia

By: Eris Lowdermilk

27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr. was shot and killed by police on Oct. 26 in Plilideplia. The entire incident was caught on camera. 


The police were contacted with a call of a man with a knife, at the scene police immediately pulled their guns. Wallace was approaching police with the knife in his hand and the police fired multiple shots at him.


Wallace suffered from bipolar disorder and was receiving medical treatment from doctors. 


Residents in Philadelphia have responded with protests since the night of the shooting. 


Levenson, Eric. (2020, October 28). What we know about the Philadelphia Police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. CNN News. https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/28/us/philadelphia-walter-wallace-jr-shooting/index.html




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