Philadelphia Police shot and killed a 27-year-old Black man waving a knife on Monday afternoon as his mother watched nearby. However, he said, violence "is not an acceptable form of 1st Amendment expression". Still, police thought it would be prudent to - as the New York Times reported - "put a hood over his head and then pressed his face into the pavement for two minutes". Johnson said Wallace had nine children, two of whom briefly spoke at a news conference late Tuesday, along with Wallace's mother and father. Social media and police scanner reports indicate shuttle buses were unable to return to the airport as traffic snarled and hundreds of people wandered into the streets around the airport as they tried to walk to their cars. "We can not accept that in this country a mental health crisis ends in death", Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden and vice presidential candidate Sen.
NY police arrested about 30 people as hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Brooklyn late on Tuesday following a deadly police shooting in Philadelphia of a Black man armed with a knife.
Mr Wallace's father, also called Walter Wallace, said his son appeared to have been shot 10 times, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Wallace Sr. told the Inquirer that the looters were not helping his family, but rather "showing disrespect".
It was not immediately clear if and when the order became effective, as police made at least 90 arrests, most for burglary, during Monday's riots. Police officers fatally shot the 27-year-old Black man during a confrontation Monday afternoon in West Philadelphia that quickly raised tensions in the neighborhood.
His family's attorney, Shaka Johnson, said that Wallace was taking lithium, and suggested that the officers who arrived at the scene should have been properly trained to deal with his condition. In the video, Wallace is seen moving toward police officers.
Sgt. Eric Gripp, a police spokesperson, said in a statement that the officers were responding to a report of a man with a knife.
Protesters face off with police during a demonstration Tuesday in Philadelphia
"Why didn't they use a Taser?" the paper quoted him as saying". Video that was posted on social media shows the man, later identified by a City Council member as Walter Wallace Jr., walking into the street as people yell and two police officers aim their guns at him. I can't even sleep at night.
"While at the scene this evening, I heard and felt the anger of the community", she said in a statement. Officers ordered Wallace to drop the knife, but he instead "advanced towards" them. Police in Rochester, New York, in March shot and killed Daniel Prude, who was almost nude at the time. Protesters chanted directly to the police.
"It's an SOS to help, not to hurt", Wallace said.
Fires were set in the streets, windows of businesses and banks were smashed and the NYPD said multiple police vehicles were vandalized across the borough.
"How many more Black people have to be killed because of police brutality, excessive force, bias, systematic racism, deliberate indifference?"
One of the officers drove him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Ms Little said.
Officers have been pelted with various objects, Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said, including bricks, rocks and other projectiles.