A Black American is in serious condition after being shot several times by a police officer responding to a domestic situation in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA . The shooting, caught on video, quickly sparked outrage.
The city’s police said the person was in serious condition and being treated at a hospital. Local media identified the man as 29-year-old Jacob Blake.
The shooting happened as officers were responding to a “domestic incident,” just after 5 p.m., the Kenosha Police Department said in a media release. The person was flown to a Milwaukee area hospital following the shooting, police said. Officers “provided immediate aid to the person,” the statement said.
The department says the incident is being turned over to the criminal investigation division of the state’s Department of Justice.