Protests in US after Black man shot at

Kenosha, August 24

Protests erupted within the US metropolis of Kenosha, Wisconsin, after the police allegedly shot at an unarmed Black man, prompting officers to impose a curfew.

The sufferer, recognized by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers as Jacob Blake, was hospitalised in a severe situation on Sunday night after police shot him a number of occasions, native media reported.

Crowds gathered on the scene and threw bricks and Molotov cocktails on the police, in line with stories in social media. “We stand against excessive use of force and immediate escalation when engaging with Black Wisconsinites,” governor Evers wrote in a tweet.

The taking pictures occurred at round 5 pm native time in Kenosha as officers have been responding to a “domestic incident”. The sufferer was instantly taken to a hospital by the police, in line with an announcement issued by the Kenosha police division. — Reuters

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