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Wisconsin police officer who shot Jacob Blake named as Rusten Sheskey – Sydney Morning Herald

Officials identified the 31-year-old as the police officer who shot Jacob Blake multiple times in the back, sparking protests across Kenosha.



The white police officer who shot Jacob Blake, paralysing the black man and setting off civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has served on the city’s police force for seven years and once told a local newspaper he had always wanted to be a policeman.
Wisconsin officials have identified Rusten Sheskey, 31, of the Kenosha Police Department as the man who shot Blake, 29, multiple times in the back on Sunday as Blake was opening the door of his car where three of his children were sitting.
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