2 Dead,1 Injured As Kenosha Riots Turn Deadly Overnight
Riots that have erupted in the aftermath of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin turned violent and deadly overnight. Three people were shot and two were killed late Tuesday going into the early morning on Wednesday, Kenosha Police confirmed.
A Daily Caller reporter on the scene rushed to a victim shot in the head, took the shirt off his back to use it as a tourniquet, and carried the gunshot victim to the hospital. Video here:
Other videos from reporters on the scene showed rioters running away from what sounded like gunshots. Townhall’s Julio Rosas documented tense confrontations between rioters and armed citizens defending local businesses from looting. Video here:
President Donald Trump has offered the National Guard to Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, who he says has refused the assistance.
In an earlier statement, the Governor committed to “increasing the presence of the Wisconsin National Guard to ensure individuals can exercise their right safely, protect state buildings and critical infrastructure, and support first responders and fire fighters.”