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Jacob Blake: Police officer in Kenosha shooting named

The police officer who shot a black man on Sunday has been named by Wisconsin’s attorney general.

Josh Kaul informed journalists on Wednesday that Rusten Sheskey shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back as he opened the door of his car.

He continued to indicate that Officers found a knife in Mr Blake’s car but no other weapons.

The shooting has triggered a heat of protests in recent days, some of which have turned violent.

A 17-year-old was arrested on Wednesday after two people were killed another injured amid unrest on Tuesday night.

Victim Mr Blake is recovering in hospital and is conscious, but according to family lawyers it will take a “miracle” for him to walk again.

Source; BBC

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