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

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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