Five people were injured in a shooting in a Wisconsin cemetery in the northern United States on Thursday, where a man killed by police was buried in late May, police said. and a local channel. Police in Racine, a town on the shores of Lake Michigan, said “several shots were fired” at the cemetery at 2:26 p.m. (7:26 p.m. GMT).
The shooting killed five people and killed a man killed by police in May, his family, members of which were injured, told local TMJ4. Da’Shontay King, a 37-year-old African-American man, was shot dead by police on May 20 while fleeing and was seen with a gun in his hand. . Thursday’s shooting took place the day after another at a hospital in Tulsa, southeastern Oklahoma, in which four people were killed and less than ten days after the massacre of 19 children and two teachers at a school in Uvalde, Texas.
The death notice posted online by Da’Shontay King’s family confirms that his funeral was scheduled for Thursday at noon in the police-cited cemetery. US President Joe Biden is due to speak at 7.30pm (23:30 GMT) “The need for Congress to pass common sense laws to combat the epidemic of gun violence,” announced the White House. More than 20 people have been shot dead in the United States since the killing of Uvalde, according to the Gun Violence Archive Association.