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The Daily Skimm, October 28th


Walter Wallace Jr

The Story

This week, another Black man was shot and killed by police.

What happened?

On Monday, 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr was shot and killed in Philadelphia, after police responded to a call about a man armed with a knife. Officers say they ordered Wallace to drop his knife several times but he continued to advance toward them.

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