The broadcast of a video showing the death of a black man shot by the police has sparked protests this Sunday in Akron, in the state of Ohio.

The mayor and the police of that city have sent a message to calm after the recording of the body camera of one of the agents was known.

On Monday, Jayland Walker, 25, was shot to death as he fled police after an attempted arrest followed by a vehicle and foot chase.

The video, of enormous violence, was released by the police on Sunday showing the man under police fire. The deceased would have received 60 bullets, according to his lawyer.

Hundreds of people marched to Akron City Hall on Sunday carrying banners with messages like “Justice for Jayland.”

After initially giving little information about the shooting, Akron authorities released two videos on Sunday, one a body-camera compilation of stills and audio, and the second the entire recording.

The voice in the video explains that Walker did not stop at a traffic stop. Police indicate that a shot was fired from the vehicle.

Police Chief Steve Mylett indicated that a forensic report reported 60 wounds on Jayland Walker’s body, coinciding with his lawyer’s version.

The police officers involved in the events were suspended from service pending the judicial investigation.

Walker’s death joins that of other African-Americans at the hands of the police, such as George Floyd, suffocated by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in May 2020. His death sparked the largest anti-racism protests since Martin’s murder Luther King Jr in the late 1960s.

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