One dead, two injured in US protest shootings: media

One dead, two injured in US protest shootings: media


Kenosha: According to media reports, in Kenosha, the United States, one person was shot to death and two others were injured on Tuesday night due to clashes between groups protesting the police shooting of a black man.

Video posted online showed people running on the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin when the gunfire sounded, while the video showed injured people lying on the ground.

According to the New York Times, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said: “Three were shot and one was killed.”

The violence occurred because hundreds of protesters marched in anger for the third night. Previously, Jacob Blake was seen in a video shot by a white Kenosha police officer at close range on Sunday. Up to 7 times.

When Blake was shot, he tried to take his three children into his car.

On Tuesday night, there was at least one small group, mostly white, armed with full arms. They vowed to protect property.

According to the New York Times, the police are investigating whether the shooting on Tuesday night “drew from conflicts between self-proclaimed militiamen guarding gas stations and protesters.”

Clashes between a group of demonstrators and the police broke out earlier. The protesters shot fireworks at law enforcement officers and responded with rubber bullets.

A video verified by AFP and taken by photographer Alex Lourie showed a man sitting on the ground bleeding from a gunshot wound on his arm, and law enforcement vehicles yelled at him: ” Back it up to onlookers.

The officer helped the wounded man up.

Another screen showed that a man appeared to be carrying a rifle. When people fled the scene and told the other party to hide, he fell to the ground and heard several gunshots.

An Agence France-Presse reporter saw several civilians carrying weapons on Tuesday night. Except for the courthouse guarded by Kenosha County Sheriffs, the city had almost no police present.

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