KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) - President Donald Trump is in Kenosha today where on August 23, police shot a black citizen seven times in the back in front of his children, leaving the 29-year-old paralyzed
The city’s mayor said that he believes Trump’s visit comes at a bad time.
Yesterday, the President called the mayor, "One of the worst," at a briefing on the protests at the White House.
After protests ensued, two protesters were shot to death by a white teenager, that traveled to Kenosha as part of a militia.
Authorities say a 17-year-old from northern Illinois shot and killed two protesters.
Kyle Rittenhouse, a police admirer, was arrested for the killing.
Rittenhouse was caught on cellphone video opening fire in the middle of the street with a semi-automatic rifle.
Other videos from that night show a law enforcement officer in an armored vehicle giving bottles of water to a group of armed men including Rittenhouse.
The officer can be seen thanking the men for their help even though they are clearly civilians in violation of curfew.
The bloodshed happened two days and 2 miles apart this month.
Demonstrators are calling for an officer to face attempted murder charges in the shooting of Jacob Blake.
Blake’s father, Jacob Blake Sr., gave an impassioned call for changing a system he says has fostered police brutality.
With chants of “No justice, no peace!” a diverse crowd of roughly 1,000 demonstrators gathered at a Wisconsin courthouse to denounce police violence and share messages of change.
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