Wisconsin Town Imposes Curfew After 'Shocking' Cemetery Shooting

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The City of Racine, Wisconsin is imposing a curfew for minors after multiple people attending a funeral for a Black man killed by local police were wounded by gunfire.

Mourners gathered at the Graceland Cemetery to lay Da'Shontay King to rest on Thursday afternoon (June 2) but were unexpectedly met with gunfire at the 37-year-old's gravesite. King was shot and killed during a traffic stop on May 20 after Racine police officers say he exited a vehicle holding a gun and refused to comply with orders to drop it.

"It was real quiet, the pastor was lowering the body into the ground and all of a sudden they started shooting," a funeral attendee told The Daily Beast.

Authorities said that two people were wounded in the shooting, though no fatalities have been reported.

City officials announced a "strict curfew" for youth on Thursday night (June 2), hours after the shooting. The curfew states that any person under the age of 18 must be home by 11 p.m.

"I am instructing the police department to actively enforce our juvenile ordinance through the weekend," Racine Mayor Cory Mason said in a Facebook post.

During the press conference after the shooting, law enforcement officials say they have reason to believe there are "multiple" crime scenes and requested the public's assistance in obtaining surveillance footage.

Mason said additional resources to prevent violence in Racine have been requested from the Wisconsin governor and attorney general.

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