Ohio police officials released officer body-camera footage of a 25-year-old Black man killed in a hail of bullets fired by eight officers while he was unarmed and running away.
If Jayland reflects the character of this family, which I continually heard that he did, you raised a good son.".
This image captured from a police officer's body camera and provided by the Akron Police Department on July 3, 2022, shows police surrounding the vehicle of 25 year old Jayland Walker during a traffic stop in Akron, Ohio, on June 27, 2022.
Multiple officers are seen in the footage running after Walker, who appeared to look over his shoulder as officers fired their weapons at him.
Stephen Mylett, Chief of Akron Police, speaks during a press conference after releasing bodycam footage from the shooting of Jayland Walker in Akron, Ohio, July 3, 2022.
Pamela Walker and Jada Walker are overwhelmed with grief during a press conference following the police shooting death of Jayland Walker in Akron, Ohio, June 30, 2022.
“Body-worn camera footage is just one view of the whole picture -- before drawing conclusions, the full review must take place.". »