Hundreds protested the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse in downtown Minneapolis Saturday afternoon.
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio issued a strong reaction to the verdict, calling it a “miscarriage of justice.” President Joe Biden said, “I stand by what the jury has to say. The jury system works.”
Jacob Blake, who was left paralyzed from the waist down after he was shot by a white police officer in Wisconsin, expects to be walking soon, an accomplishment he says is tempered by fears of it happening again.
Officer Rusten Sheskey reported on Sept. 15 that his Glock 17 service weapon had been stolen, apparently from inside his girlfriend's car. It was a loaner weapon Sheskey was given after the Wisconsin Department of Justice investigators seized the one used to shoot Jacob Blake.
Sheskey's leave ended March 31. He was cleared of wrongdoing in the incident by the Kenosha County District Attorney's Office in January.
Jacob Blake was discharged from a Milwaukee hospital and is now undergoing treatment at an Illinois rehabilitation clinic.
Fire leveled the building amid violent protests in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, and the longtime owners are angry and emotional.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Hennepin County Government Center downtown Minneapolis in solidarity with communities demanding justice in Kenosha, Wisconsin, after police shot a Black man identified as 29-year-old Jacob Blake.
FOX6 News was told Monday evening Jacob Blake is in stable condition at the hospital.
Cellphone cameras captured looters smashing out the storefront windows of businesses and then ransacking the merchandise inside. The owner of Dales Jewelers said $200K in jewelry was taken.