Angry US Citizens Protest Over Shooting of Black Man in Akron

Angry activists on Friday rallied in the city of Akron in the Midwestern United States following yet another police shooting death of a Black man earlier this week.

Jayland Walker, 25, was shot and killed Monday, after officers tried to stop his car over a traffic violation, the police department in the city of Akron, Ohio said.

But Walker drove off and fired a shot as police engaged in a car chase, which lasted several minutes.

He eventually got out of his car, while it was still moving, and fled on foot.

He eventually got out of his car, while it was still moving, and fled on foot.

Several officers finally chased Walker to a parking lot, where “actions by the suspect caused the officers to perceive

he posed a deadly threat to them, “leading them to open fire, the police statement said.

he posed a deadly threat to them, “leading them to open fire, the police statement said.

Walker was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials have provided few details of the shooting,

Promising to release body-cam video from the scene soon, but local media have reported that dozens of shots were fired.