The actions of an off-duty police officer are under scrutiny following the Saturday shooting death of a Black father, 37-year-old Jason Walker, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. AdvertisementCumberland County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Jeffrey Hash told Fayetteville police that Walker ran into the road and jumped on top of his truck in broad daylight, at around 2:00 p.m. in a suburban area. Hash then shot Walker and called 911, but Walker died at the scene. I just shot him,” Hash told the emergency operator. This week, a group of two dozen people marched through Fayetteville with signs protesting Walker’s death and calling for Hash to be arrested, The Fayetteville Observer reported.
Source: Huffington Post January 14, 2022 05:11 UTC