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Kenosha police officers shot an unarmed black man at point-blank range

Kenosha police shot a man Sunday evening.

Police had been called to the 2800 block of 40th Street at 5:11 p.m. where the shooting later occurred.

Officers say they provided immediate aid to the shooting victim, who was taken by Flight to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Kenosha police reported.

The man was in serious condition at Froedtert.

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State Sen. Chris Larson of Milwaukee tweeted that the man’s name is Jacob Blake.

The Kenosha News reported that neighbors said the victim was trying to break up a fight between two women. Bystanders said the man was Tased and then shot several times.

A video circulating on social media shows a man in a white shirt and black shorts walking to a gray van, followed by two male police officers with weapons drawn.

As the man opens the door to get in, an officer grabs his shirt to hold him still, then appears to shoot him in the back at close range. Seven shots are heard, followed by a car horn, presumably from the man’s head falling forward. A woman who followed behind the police can be seen screaming and jumping up and down.

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Kenosha police requested Wisconsin State Patrol and Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies come to the scene because the shooting involved an officer. 

This story will be updated.

Them gun shots just hurt my chest omg 💔Posted by Chulaa Kaseey on Sunday, August 23, 2020

Here's photos from the officer-involved shooting in Kenosha this afternoon near 40th Street & 28th Avenue. He was transported by Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital. Photo's from Incident ResponsePosted by Racine County News/Scanner on Sunday, August 23, 2020

August 23, 2020Media ReleaseAt 5:11pm Kenosha Police Officers were sent to the 2800 block of 40th Street for a…Posted by Kenosha Police Department on Sunday, August 23, 2020


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