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    27-year-old Walter Wallace was fatally shot on Monday evening in West Philadelphia after he refused to put down his knife and approached police officers who were reportedly responding to a call about an armed man.

    Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday night, which resulted in clashes with local police forces, the New York Post reported

    The protesters vandalised NYPD vehicles, some of them threw objects at the officers at the scene, according to the videos posted on social media.

    One of the rioters was seeing torching an American flag as he marched along the street with other protesters.

    According to the NYPD, multiple arrests reportedly took place on Tuesday evening. Riot police met the rioters on Atlantic Avenue and ordered them to leave, but some refused, which resulted in the confrontation.

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