Aug 24, 2020

Kenosha shooting: National Guard deployed after black man shot

The governor of the US state of Wisconsin has deployed the National Guard to maintain "Public safety" after police shot a black man on Sunday. Jacob Blake is reportedly in a stable condition after officers shot him multiple times as he tried to get into a car in the city of Kenosha. Governor Tony Evers has now called up the National Guard to aid local police. Kenosha Police Department said the "Officer involved shooting" happened shortly after 17:00 on Sunday. Governor Evers also condemned the shooting, saying Mr Blake "Is not the first Black man or person to have been shot or injured or mercilessly killed at the hands of individuals in law enforcement in our state or our country."

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