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Police shoot black man in the back and provoke wave of protests in Wisconsin

Victim, Jacob Blake, is 29 years old and in critical condition; he was hit in front of 3 children

A crowd took to the streets to protest in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA, after police fired several times on Sunday (23) at a black man in the back, at close range – and in front of their three young children, according to the family lawyer.

The victim, Jacob Blake, 29, was taken to a hospital in Milwaukee and is in critical condition. His father told NBC that his son had surgery and was in a serious but stable condition.

Read more at Folha de S.Paulo.

This article is available in: Português

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