National Guard arrives in Philadelphia after nights of unrest following Walter Wallace Jr.’s death

National Guard arrives in Philadelphia after nights of unrest following Walter Wallace Jr.'s death

Additional 宾夕法尼亚州 国民警卫 arrived in 费城 on Friday to bolster protections after days of rioting following the 警察-涉及 shooting of a Black man.

As Guardsmen arrived and organized themselves, at least one passerby kept shouting, “You are three days too late, where were you three days ago?!”

National guard arriving philly city hall

National guard arriving philly city hall

Walter Wallace Jr. was shot Monday by two officers responding to a domestic call about someone with a weapon. Authorities said Wallace was armed with a knife and charged at the officers when he was shot.

National guard arriving philly city hall

National guard arriving philly city hall

Hundreds took to the streets in protests that quickly turned violent.

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Looting and rioting became more prevalent on the second night, prompting Gov. Tom Wolf to authorize the deployment of National Guard troops as police struggled to contain the protests and riots that broke out across the city.

Initial troops arrived on Wednesday, but additional troops have arrived as Center City becomes more heavily guarded, 狐狸 29 已报告.

National guard arriving philly city hall

National guard arriving philly city hall

关于 30 police officers have been injured, with one officer “intentionally run over” by a pickup truck while others were pelted with objects.

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Armor-clad State Troopers and police gathered at the Municipal Services Building to be dispatched across the city.

福克斯新闻’ Louis Casiano contributed to this report.

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