Violent protests erupted in Kenosha, Wis. Sunday night after local police shot a black man while responding to a domestic violence call, prompting officials in the city to issue a curfew until 7 a.m.Monday.
A video circulating online shows a man walking to a van followed by two police officers with weapons drawn. As the man tries to get into the van, an officer appears to grab him by the shirt and fires several shots at close range into his back.
The man, who has been identified at Jacob Blake, is in serious condition at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee as of early Monday morning, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported.
The police department has issued a statement confirming the shooting, which occurred when police responded to a domestic violence call just after 5 p.m. Sunday.