DEVELOPING STORY: A number of police officers have been injured by a violent mob hurling rocks and bricks in Philadelphia.
Earlier in the day police officers gunned down a black man armed with a knife. The suspect refused to follow police orders to drop the weapon. When he came at the officers, they opened fire.
We have video of the shooting below. We also have video of the violence.
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Police in Philadelphia shot and killed a knife-wielding assailant. Protesters have already shown up. pic.twitter.com/5wBZp6Jrgi— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) October 26, 2020
PHILADELPHIA: Riots have begun due to a man that walked toward police with a knife— Drew Hernandez (@livesmattershow) October 27, 2020
Police gave multiple warnings for him to stand down, the man refused
Resulting in him being shot to death
Philadelphia mob has torched a police SUV pic.twitter.com/6XmxWSoI2d— Jack Posobiec ?? (@JackPosobiec) October 27, 2020
Rioting in Philadelphia is underway after police officers shot and killed an African-American man reportedly armed with a knife earlier today— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) October 27, 2020
Philadelphia is rioting over the shooting death of a man who charged police officers with a knife.— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) October 27, 2020
Black Lives Matter activists are throwing bricks at police officers, at least several of whom have been reportedly injured (per the police scanner). pic.twitter.com/aZfAz6OAUU
A police SUV is on fire at 52nd and market, surrounded by a crowd of a couple hundred pic.twitter.com/dwSFbNoMgs— Anna Orso (@anna_orso) October 27, 2020
Breaking: Riots are ongoing in Philadelphia after police fatally shot an armed black man earlier today. pic.twitter.com/HJB6aHTXKY— PM Breaking News (@PMBreakingNews) October 27, 2020
Philadelphia police fatally shot Walter Wallace Jr.— ❄️FrostBite❄️ (@realfrostylady) October 27, 2020
The people of Philadelphia have taken to the streets in outrage, and what appears to be a police vehicle has been set on fire pic.twitter.com/oY5dwRNUMx