Kenosha, USA: Police Shoots Black Man 7 Times Infront Of His Children

Video shows Wisconsin police shooting a Black man multiple times as he enters a car

Jacob Blake, is in serious condition, according to the Kenosha Police Department.

The shooting happened after 5 pm on Sunday, when officers responded to a domestic incident, police said.

Witnesses told the Kenosha News that Blake was trying to break up a fight and that police first attempted to taser Blake.

The video shows neighbors congregated outside as two police officers with their guns drawn followed Blake as he approached a gray SUV.

As Blake opened the driver’s side door, multiple shots ring out from the police.

Kenosha News reported that Blake was shot in front of his children. Ben Crump, a civil rights attorney, posted on Twitter that Blake’s three sons were inside the car.

Police have not commented on what led to the shooting. He was taken to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, police said.

Police turned the scene over to the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol. The Wisconsin Department of Justice will investigate the shooting, police said.

“While we do not have all of the details yet, what we know for certain is that he 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,” Evers said in a statement. “We stand with all those who have and continue to demand justice, equity, and accountability for Black lives in our country.”

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