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Associated Press

JACOB BLAKE SPEAKS PUBLICLY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE POLICE SHOOTING. Blake, who is Black, was shot in the back by a white police officer on Aug. 23 after walking away from the officer and two others who were trying to arrest him. The officer, Rusten Sheskey, opened fire after Blake opened his own SUV’s driver-side door and leaned into the vehicle. The shooting was captured on video and posted online, sparking several nights of protests and unrest in Kenosha (Wisconsin) a city of about 100,000 between Milwaukee and Chicago.

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