KENOSHA, Wis. -- The Kenosha County Courthouse and Administration Building will both remain closed to the public on Tuesday due to damage from overnight unrest following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Both buildings were also closed on Monday. Court hearings will not be held Tuesday, in person or virtually. Other county services will still be available online or by phone, the county said on Twitter.
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⚠️DOWNTOWN FACILITIES CLOSED: The Kenosha County Courthouse and Administration Building will remain closed to the public today (Tuesday, Aug. 25). Court hearings will not be held today — in person or virtually — but other county services will remain available online or by phone.— Kenosha County (@KenoshaCounty) August 25, 2020
Damage was sustained to both buildings Sunday night after protests over Blake's shooting turned into vandalism. Blake was shot as police say they were responding to a "domestic incident" in the area.
Kenosha police did not say what led to the shooting, but a video circulating on social media shows Blake walking toward a vehicle near the scene before being grabbed by an officer.
Crowds gathered at the scene before marching to the Kenosha Police Department.
Fires were set to dumpsters meant to block off roads in the area, as well as an area car lot.