“It’s just such a waste,” Ms. Hughes said. “He was always one of the smartest people in the room.”
Things had been looking up for him, she said — he worked temp jobs several days a week and had a girlfriend. Last week, he passed his driving test and received a license for the first time. His birthday was on Friday.
His girlfriend, Hannah Gittings, described Mr. Huber as “amazing” in an emotional speech on Wednesday to demonstrators who gathered near the place where he was shot.
The other shooting victim, Mr. Rosenbaum, was originally from Waco, Texas, and had a 2-year-old daughter, his sister told the Chicago Sun-Times. Efforts to reach his family on Thursday were not successful.
Kenosha police arrested people in out-of-state vehicles, suspecting they were ‘preparing for criminal activity.’
Nine people in out-of-state vehicles were arrested in Kenosha with gasoline cans, gas masks, ballistic vests, helmets, illegal fireworks and “suspected controlled substances,” the Kenosha police said on Thursday.
The announcement came amid warnings that people from elsewhere were flocking to the unrest in Kenosha, bent on violence, as has occurred in connection with recent disturbances in other places, including Minneapolis and Oakland, Calif. Some of the people accused in those incidents have had ties to far-right groups.
Acting on a tip Wednesday night, Kenosha police officers followed three vehicles with out-of-state license plates — a black school bus, a bread truck and a minivan — until they stopped at a gas station, according to a statement by the Police Department. The occupants of the truck and the bus got out to fill “multiple fuel cans,” the statement said.
“Suspecting that the occupants of these vehicles were preparing for criminal activity related to the civil unrest,” officers detained the people, the statement said. The minivan attempted to drive off, but was stopped.