Agent who shot Blake – Last Hour identified

(ANSA) – WASHINGTON, AUG 27 – The Wisconsin authorities announced in a press conference that they had identified the policeman who shot seven shots in the back of African American Jacob Blake in Kenosha, seriously injuring him and sparking a new wave of protests after the death of George Floyd. This is Rusten Sheskey, an officer with seven years of service in the Kenosha Police Department. It was he, according to the reconstruction of the Wisconsin Attorney General, who fired seven shots in the back of the man while holding him by the shirt after his colleagues had used the taser without success and the young man was entering his car. .

Car in which then the police found a knife under the floor on the driver’s side. For now, the Wisconsin Attorney General has not announced any charges against the agents involved in Blake’s wounding. “The investigation continues,” he said.

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