This Is A Breaking News Update: The Riots In Kenosha Have Reached A Point Of Critical Escalation With Multiple Groups Armed. Just Now A Shootout Took Place Leaving At Least Two Wounded With Their Medical Status Currently Unknown
We do not have many details for you at this time but below you will see a number of videos related to the incident. This story has been updated with additional information.
A witness to the shooting (scroll below for the video) indicates that the shooter was accused of shooting someone else. While he retreated, shouting that he was innocent, Black Lives Matter members chased him shouting “let’s beat him up!” When they cornered their suspect, the man opened fire.
These are just initial details and we will be updating this story again shortly.
Update 2: Officers have arrived at the scene.
#kenosha: 1 officer is being treated for Gunshot Wounds— TheScoop Independent Journalism (@TheScoopUSA) August 26, 2020
Update 3: There are three suspects involved in the shooting. Police have detained two. A K9 unit has been deployed to search for the third. One of the individuals turned themselves in.
UPDATE: Four civilians, one officer have been shot in Kenosha; unsure of conditions.— 👩🏻 K. 何凯丽 (@k_wuttt) August 26, 2020
The police have one suspect, are calling for a squad to take a second, and currently have a canine unit searching a yard for a third suspect.
One Of The Wounded, Apparent Gunshot To Head:
Officers Are Now At The Scene:
Police have moved into the scene of the first shooting in Kenosha. pic.twitter.com/ahyIFEjMeC— Julio Rosas (@Julio_Rosas11) August 26, 2020