Biden, Harris Attack Police After Shooting In Kenosha Leads To Violent Riots, Police Hit With Bricks

KENOSHA, WISCONSIN - AUGUST 24: A women holds a sign while standing in a used car lot with burned out cars after a night of unrest, on August 24, 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The unrest stemmed from an incident in which police shot a Black man multiple times in the back as he entered the driver's side door of a vehicle.
Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris, targeted the police in a statement on Monday in response to a shooting that transpired in Kenosha, Wisconsin, yesterday where police responded to a 911 call about a domestic incident.
The statement from Biden and Harris comes after Wisconsin Democrat Governor Tony Evers immediately moved to criticize the police while simultaneously admitting that “we do not have all of the details yet.”
In a joint statement, Biden and Harris said:
Yesterday in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back as police attempted to restrain him from getting into his car. His children watched from inside the car and bystanders watched in disbelief. And this morning, the nation wakes up yet again with grief and outrage that yet another Black American is a victim of excessive force. This calls for an immediate, full and transparent investigation and the officers must be held accountable.
These shots pierce the soul of our nation. Jill and I pray for Jacob’s recovery and for his children.
Equal justice has not been real for Black Americans and so many others. We are at an inflection point. We must dismantle systemic racism. It is the urgent task before us. We must fight to honor the ideals laid in the original American promise, which we are yet to attain: That all men and women are created equal, but more importantly that they must be treated equally.

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