One person has been killed in a shooting in Kenosha
One person has died following an overnight shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, according to a report in the New York Times.
Two other people were also shot.
Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth told the New York Times that shots rang out along a street near a gas station early Wednesday morning.
Beth said the sheriff’s office is investigating whether the shooting had resulted from a conflict between demonstrators and a group of men with weapons who were protecting businesses.
CNN has reached out to Kenosha Police as well as the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office to independently confirm details surrounding the shooting.
A third consecutive night of unrest is unfolding in Kenosha, Wisconsin, nearly two hours after the 8 p.m. curfew took effect.
Police were heard on a bullhorn telling a group of protesters at the Kenosha Courthouse that they were taking part in an “unlawful assembly.”
Earlier Tuesday, protesters gathered at the Kenosha County Courthouse and attempted to tear down a fence around the building.
Dozens of police officers were seen in riot gear coming out of the front door.
The police fired tear gas into the crowd of protesters.
officers or guardsmen perched on the roof of the courthouse shooting pellets down at rowdy protesters.
Currently, there are around 50 guardsman stretching the length of the block on their side of the fence.