Black man shot multiple times by Wisconsin police, sparking protests. The shooting of a Black man by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday night was captured on video, sparking protests and a state Department of Justice investigation. Officers responded to a domestic incident shortly after 5 p.m. And "Were involved in an officer involved shooting," police said in a news release. The man who was shot, identified as Jacob Blake, was airlifted and is in serious condition, police said. Police deployed tear gas early Monday in an effort to disperse hundreds of people who took to the streets after the shooting. Source 6y.
The Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer who shot Jacob Blake in August will not be criminally charged, officials say. The Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in August will not be criminally charged, Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced Tuesday. Neither the officer who fired, Rusten Sheskey, or any others will be charged. Graveley's decision was based on evidence that could not be seen on cellphone video of the incident, which showed Sheskey shooting Blake, 29, as he got into a vehicle with his children inside. Blake, who was shot in the back, was left paralyzed. The video, which was widely shared on social media, sparked protests, vandalism and arson. Source 7e.