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A video shows officers surrounding an unarmed man and shooting him sixty times.

Jayland Walker, 25, was an outstanding wrestler at Buchtel High School, from which he graduated in 2015, before he was shot on Monday using bullets paid for by taxpayers. According to his relatives, he worked for Amazon before becoming a DoorDash driver and was engaged. Walker escaped a traffic check for a minor infraction, prompting three cops to fire more than a dozen shots apiece into his torso. Sunday afternoon, authorities revealed the body camera video from Walker's murder, and the police chief stated it was difficult to establish what prompted the officers to fire their firearms. Chief Mylett said that it seems in still images of the tape that Walker was reaching for his waist, but conceded that Walker did not have a firearm on him when he was shot and killed. Mylett said that the medical examiner had verified more than 60 gunshot wounds on Walker's corpse, although the medical examiner had first stated that Walker had "several gunshot wounds." The Fraternal Or

For 90 rounds fired at fleeing man over 'traffic equipment violation'

Jayland Walker, 25, was a top wrestler at Buchtel High, where he graduated in 2015. His family says he worked for Amazon and DoorDash and was engaged. Multiple cops shot Walker after he escaped a traffic check for a minor infraction. Walker's family believes he was engaged to Jaymeisha Beasley, who was killed last month by a hit-and-run motorist. Akron Beacon Journal reports that the couple's families are suffering together. According to Walker's family attorney, Bobby DiCello, he had no criminal record until Monday. "Jayland has never offended or irritated anybody in this city, state, or nation. How these events unfolded raises numerous concerns, DiCello said Thursday. Our role is to remind the Akron police department that we want accountability. According to police, Walker refused to stop for a "traffic equipment infraction" at 12:30 a.m. on Monday. A four-and-a-half-minute pursuit followed. Traffic cameras reveal that the one cruiser pursuing Walker quickl