Anger rise as shooting of a Black man by police in a southeastern Wisconsin city spilled onto the street of Kenosha for a second night on Monday.
Kenosha became the flashpoint after phone footage of police shooting a black man Jacob Blake was circulated on social media.
According to report, police fired tear gas at hundreds protesters who defied a curfew, threw bottles and shot fireworks over the shooting.
Kenosha became the nation’s latest flashpoint in a summer of racial unrest after mobile phone footage of police shooting Jacob Blake on Sunday in broad daylight circulated on social media.
However, protested chanted “no justice, no peace” as they confronted a line of law enforcement officers who wore protective gear and stood shoulder to shoulder in front of the court entrance.
Police first fired tear gas about 30 minutes after an evening curfew took effect and protesters refused to disperse. But hundreds of people stuck around, lighting fires and shouting at police.
While the latest confrontation happened after protesters set cars on fire, vandalized alot and clashed with officers in riot gear on Sunday night over the wounding of 29-year-old Blake, who was hospitalized in serious condition.
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