Violence has once again returned to the streets of America, this time in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
To be fair, there has been plenty of mayhem ongoing in places like Portland, Oregon, where any excuse to get agitated is often used by Antifa and other extremists groups to push their anarchic ethos. That particular northwestern city has been dealing with organized angst for well over 80 consecutive days at this point.
The flare up in Wisconsin comes to us after yet anther police involved shooting of a person of color.
A police officer-involved shooting on Sunday of a Black man who was shot in the back set off violent protests in the lakefront city of Kenosha,Wis., that have lasted into the early hours Monday.
Many details of the shooting were not immediately clear, but the following unrest prompted the city to issue a curfew until 7 a.m. on Monday and police asked businesses to consider staying closed “due to numerous arm robberies and shots fired calls.”
Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, issued a statement late Sunday and said Jacob Blake was shot in broad daylight.
“What we know for certain is that he is not the first Black man or person to have been shot or injured or mercilessly killed at the hands of individuals in law enforcement in our state or our country,” he said. Evers promised that there will be accountability.
The reaction from protesters soon grew out of control.
News reporters at the protest posted videos of a dump truck on fire and confrontations between police and protesters. The paper reported that a fire was set outside the city’s courthouse, which was also graffitied.
“Things have been very heated, tons of damage to cop cars, an officer was actually knocked out,” one person filming said, according to the paper.
The officer in question was rendered unconscious by a brick to the head, tossed by a rioter.
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