Akron releases body cam videos of fatal shooting

Akron Police Chief Steve Mylett said it appears that Jayland Walker reached toward his waist during a foot chase with police and briefly turned toward officers before they opened fire.

Here’s what else the police and city officials disclosed about Walker’s death during Sunday afternoon’s press conference:

When Walker jumped from his Buick last week, he was wearing a black ski mask over his face, according to Akron police body camera video released Sunday.

Jayland Walker:What we know about the fatal Akron police shooting

The footage captures a barrage of gunfire as officers chased Walker through a parking lot after he fled his vehicle.

It’s unclear exactly how many shots were fired, but the chief said the Summit County Medical Examiner is examining more than 60 wounds to Walker’s body. The medical examiner is still determining how many were entrance wounds from bullets and how many were exit wounds.

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