'Mr Wallace's Life Will Not Go in Vain': Man Rouses Protesters From Top of Moving Trailer in Philadelphia

Protesters took to the streets of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 27, one day after the officer-involved shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., with clashes reported between officers and demonstrators.

Footage taken by to Jason N. Peters shows a man addressing demonstrators from atop a moving trailer. “Mr. Wallace’s life will not go in vain,” he says into a microphone.

Philadelphia Police have launched an investigation into the shooting. Local media citing officials reported the incident occurred on October 26, after officers responded to a domestic incident on the 6100 block of Locust Street and encountered a man with a knife.

The shooting sparked protests across the city, with looting also reported on the nights of October 26 and 27.

Police said 30 officers were injured in the protests, including a female officer whose leg was broken when she was struck by a vehicle. Credit: @JPeters2100 via Storyful

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