Massive protests over Jacob Blake Shooting
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The protesters held multiple demonstrations following the police shooting of an unarmed black man identified as Jacob Blake
This led to several clashes occurring, as buildings and cars were set alight in Wisconsin as a result of the shooting
Recall that the black man, Jacob Blake, was shot seven times in the back by the police as his children watched in tears
Although Jacob Blake is now in a stable condition in an intensive care unit, according to attorney Ben Crump, who represents the Blake family.
The graphic video of the shooting emerged on social media late Sunday, sparking angry protests that prompted the city to declare an emergency curfew.
The video shows 29-year-old Jacob Blake walking away from officers to a car when police shot him causing him to suffer serious injuries earlier today
The Kenosha Police said officers were in the area of 40th and 28th for a domestic incident when the shooting happened.
Although they did not release further details on the protest and the shooting with is currently under investigation
The potesters had also claimed that the man, Jacob Blake was acting as a good samaritan before police shot him.
They assured that the protests will not stop until the officer who shot Blake is arrested for attempted murder and punished accordingly.
Quentin Bonpy, a demonstrator, said:
“We as in black people are tired of the police always attacking us.
Why do you guys want to attack us? We have a life too and we would like to live our life.
But we can’t even walk down the street at night without having to worry about the police messing with us,”
In a press release, Governor Evers said the “limited mobilisation” of the National Guard – made at the request of local officials – was to help law enforcement “protect critical infrastructure”
And make sure people could demonstrate safely.”Massive protests over Jacob Blake Shooting
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