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Ohio police release footage showing shooting of Jayland Walker


Police released videos on Sunday showing eight officers involved in a shooting that killed an unarmed Black man who fled a traffic stop on June 27 in the city of Akron in the US state of Ohio.
At a news conference, police played multiple videos, one of which they said shows a gunshot being fired from the car driven by Jayland Walker, 25, who was being pursued by officers.
Walker jumped out of the car and ran away from police, the video showed. Police say it appears he was turning towards officers, who at the time believed he was armed. A gun was later recovered from his car.
Walker was shot approximately 90 times, according to the attorney for the Walker family, Bobby DiCello. An initial autopsy showed that he had 60 gunshot wounds on his body after he was pronounced dead in the parking lot where he fell.
Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Akron, Ohio.

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