VIDEOS: Rioters in Philly injure 30 cops, break leg with truck after police kill armed man (
Protests turned to riots in Philadelphia on Monday night after police fatally shot a black man who they said was advancing toward them with a knife. Rioters responded by going after officers and destroying patrol cars. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Philadelphia police were responding to a report of a man with a knife before 4 p.m. Monday afternoon, when they encountered the man, identified as Walter Wallace Jr., 27. Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) spokesmanĀ Sgt. Eric Gripp told the Philadelphia Inquirer that officers told Wallace to drop the weapon and backed away as Wallace 'advanced towards officers' before firing. Video of
  • Ilona trommler Were the cops told to stand down or are they poorly trained? This is ridiculous, the cops should be able to march in and clean up in an hour, if not then let the military do it!
    • RobertM Retired Master General Electrician More than likely to 'stand down', because Filthydelfia is the NBPP headquarters. Remember the 100% dim0crap voting for 0moron. The NBPP stood at the polls with weapons and chased conservative voters away, and nothing was done about it.
  • RobertM Retired Master General Electrician They shoulda shot all of them. No quarter...