White Wisconsin Police Officers Shoot Unarmed Black Man Seven Times in Front of his Children

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Wisconsin police Jacob Blake

Video footage shows an unarmed Black man being shot in the back multiple times by white police officers in front of his children as he entered his vehicle in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, according to Revolt.

The man, who was identified as Jacob Blake, was taken to the hospital where he is listed in serious condition. Early Monday, family members posted that Blake was in a stable condition at the ICU in Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee.

The incident, which took place Sunday afternoon, is the latest in the seemingly widespread number of incidents of police officers shooting unarmed Black people while being filmed on mobile phones.

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers released a statement via Twitter on the shooting:

 

 

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