“An Illinois resident was arrested in violence that occurred during a confrontation between demonestrators and a group of men armed with guns as protests continued over the police shooting of Jacob Blake” , reports The New York times.
Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, accused of killing two people amid protests over police shooting of Jacob Blake.
A Judge postponed a decision Friday on whether a 17 year old should be returned to Wisconsin to face charges in the killing of two people on the streets of Kenosha during unrest following the police shooting of Black man. Jacob Blake.
The Illinois judge granted Kyle Rittinhouse requests to delay the extradition hearing to September, 25 during a brief hearing that was streamed online. Rittnhouse, who is being held, did not appear.
Blake’s shooting – which left him paralyzed and was caught on cellphone video sparked several nights of protests in Kenosha, making it the latest focal point in a reckoning over policing and racial injustice that has gripped the country since the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. the Wisconsin senate had a special session on Monday and talked to address a package of police reform measures.