Jayland Walker, 25

Akron, Ohio
June 25, 2022

Agencies: Akron Police Department Ohio

Cause of death: Shooting


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Overview

On June 25, 2022, Police killed Jayland Walker, a Black man in Ohio, by shooting him dozens of times as he ran from officers following a traffic stop, a lawyer for his family said, citing a review of police body-worn camera footage made public on Sunday, July 2.

Legal Action

On April 17, a jury decided not to indict police officers in the death of Jayland Walker.

Community and Family Efforts

April 18, 2023 there was a community vigil for Jayland Walker