JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 26: A heavy police presence remains into the night at the shooting outside Jacksonville Landing on August 26, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. A shooting rampage during a Madden 19 video game tournament at the site claimed four lives, with several others wounded, according to published reports.
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Wisconsin Police Shoot Jacob Blake Multiple Times In The Back As His Children Watch

An unarmed black man by the name of Jacob Blake from Kenosha, Wisconsin was shot seven times at point blank range by police.

The shooting took place on Sunday afternoon as police responded to what was described as a “domestic incident.” Blake was reportedly breaking up a verbal altercation between two women just after 5 PM. Police fired multiple round of shots into Blake’s back as he entered the driver’s side door of an SUV, officials said. The man’s three children — 3, 5 and 8 — were in the car, a family attorney said.

Blake is said to be in serious condition and fighting for his life.  The video was posted on social media and went viral  sparking protests and leading county officials to institute a curfew that remained in place until Monday morning.

According to reports, Two Wisconsin officers have been placed on leave as authorities investigate the shooting of Jacob Blake. We will keep you updated as Jacob continues to recover.


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