Protests outside a West Philadelphia precinct following officer involved shooting

Protesters gathered outside a West Philadelphia police precinct hours after two officers shoot and kill a man armed with a knife. The shooting happened in the area of 61st and Locust Streets just before 3 p.m. Monday.

The mayor’s office has identified the man shot as 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr. Part of the incident was captured on cell phone video.

On Monday evening dozens gathering in front of the 18th Police District in West Philadelphia, upset over what happened blocks away just a few hours earlier.

Cell phone video shows the moments leading up to a deadly police-involved shooting which started out around 2:45 p.m. as a call for a man with a weapon.

CBS Philadelphia:

Cell phone video shows the moments leading up to a deadly police-involved shooting which started out around 2:45 p.m. as a call for a man with a weapon.

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