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USA: Mall looted as Philadelphia protests descend into mayhem01:03

USA: Mall looted as Philadelphia protests descend into mayhem

United States, Philadelphia
October 28, 2020 at 06:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

Amid protests instigated by the fatal shooting of a Black man, a mall complex in northern Philadelphia was looted on Tuesday.

Shops in Imperial Plaza were broken into and looted.

Protests in Philadelphia broke out after 27-year-old Walter Wallace was shot as officers responded to a report of a person with a weapon in the Cobbs Creek neighbourhood.

Wallace was allegedly armed with a knife. According to the officers, he was shot several times when he advanced towards them.

The man's father said that his son was on medication as he struggled with mental health issues.

USA: Mall looted as Philadelphia protests descend into mayhem01:03
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Amid protests instigated by the fatal shooting of a Black man, a mall complex in northern Philadelphia was looted on Tuesday.

Shops in Imperial Plaza were broken into and looted.

Protests in Philadelphia broke out after 27-year-old Walter Wallace was shot as officers responded to a report of a person with a weapon in the Cobbs Creek neighbourhood.

Wallace was allegedly armed with a knife. According to the officers, he was shot several times when he advanced towards them.

The man's father said that his son was on medication as he struggled with mental health issues.

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