Porter Burks shot 38 times in 3 seconds by Detroit Police

4 October, 2022
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Porter Burks shot 38 times in 3 seconds by Detroit Police

After a 20-year-old man was shot and killed by a Detroit Police Officer Sunday morning, his family has demanded answers from the city's chief of police. On Tuesday, Chief James White said he was shot 38 times in 3 seconds as he ran toward officers with a knife. 

Porter Burks was killed Sunday morning in Detroit after White said he was carrying a knife and refused to comply with the officer's orders to put the knife down. When he ran towards Detroit Police Officers, White said they had no choice but to take shoot the 20-year-old man.


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