/Akron man shot dozens of times by police while fleeing traffic stop | USA TODAY

Akron man shot dozens of times by police while fleeing traffic stop | USA TODAY


Jayland Walker was found lying on his back while in handcuffs when a medical examiner arrived at the scene, according to officials.

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Authorities on Sunday released “heartbreaking” video of the fatal shooting of Black motorist Jayland Walker in a hail of bullets minutes after Akron police say he fled a traffic stop last week.

The eight officers directly involved in the shooting have been placed on administrative leave, and the city canceled its four-day Fourth of July festival as stunned residents and city leaders await the results of an investigation into Walker’s death.

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