Jayland Walker shooting video released

AKRON, Ohio — Authorities released body camera images Sunday of the fatal shooting of black motorist Jayland Walker after Akron police said he fled a traffic stop last week.

The department said it released all footage from Monday’s shooting, rather than just the three legally required videos, within a week after the footage was first shown to Walker’s family.

Mayor Daniel Horrigan called for calm and patience during the investigation.

“The video is heartbreaking, it’s hard to take in,” Mayor Daniel Horrigan said.

The city canceled the Fourth of July festival after the shooting, and the Akron branch of the NAACP planned a march and rally downtown Sunday afternoon to coincide with the release of videos.

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