BLM Mob Shoots at Black Officer at His Home, Attempt to Assault His Family

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Black Lives Matter protester Jorge Mendoza holds a sign while rallying at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Portland, Ore. Following an agreement between Democratic Gov. Kate Brown and the Trump administration to reduce federal officers in the city, nightly protests remained largely peaceful without major confrontations between demonstrators and officers. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Make no mistake, Black Lives Matter and its Antifa goons are domestic terrorists and this latest story proves that beyond a shadow of a doubt.

Officer Joseph Mensah of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, was confronted by a BLM group estimated to contain around 50 to 60 people at his girlfriend’s house on Saturday. According to a statement by Wauwatosa PD, he attempted to talk to the BLM members but was assaulted. He quickly retreated inside where protesters began to shoot at the doors with a shotgun:

On August 8th, 2020 at approximately 8:05 PM, a large group gathered in the area of N. 100. St. and W. Vienna St. in the City of Wauwatosa. The group. estimated to be between fifty and sixty people. targeted the private residence of Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah and began to vandalize the home. Officer Mensah attempted to establish a dialog with the group but was ultimately physically assaulted outside of his home. As Officer Mensah retreated into his home, armed protestors approached the rear door and a single shotgun round was discharged by a member of the group into Officer Mensah’s backdoor. The Wauwatosa Police Department received assistance in disbursing the crowd from numerous neighboring agencies. At this time the investigation into this incident is ongoing. Once more information becomes available, further communications will be issued.

The Wauwatosa Police Department is actively monitoring reported plans for demonstrations today. Sunday, August 9, 2020. All City of Wauwatosa employees support the right to peacefully protest. Further incidents of vandalism or violent behavior will be dealt with on a situation by situation basis.


Mensah described the incident himself in a Facebook post from his perspective and describes the assault in more detail, where he describes several gunshots as well as more vandalism at the hands of the BLM mob:

Last night, protesters came to my girlfriend’s house while I was there, and tried to kill me. I was unarmed and tried to defend my property and the property of my girlfriend. We were both assaulted, punched, and ultimately shot at several times. A shotgun round missed me by inches. Not once did I ever swing back or reciprocate any the hate that was being directed at me. I am all for peaceful protests, even against me, but this was anything but peaceful. They threw toilet paper in her trees, broke her windows, and again, shot at both of us as they were trying to kill me. There are children that live there any the knew that. The irony in all of this is that they chanted Black Lives Matter the entire time, but had zero regard for any of the black children that live there or me, a black man.”

Mensah’s girlfriend also shared photos of her bruises from the assault at the hands of the BLM mob as well as made a statement of her own:


“Joseph and I were shot at today,” she wrote on Facebook. “Shot by cowards who were inches away from us, but missed. They shot into MY home. One gun was a shotgun. They physically attacked Joseph and I. They broke the windows to MY house. They shot into my house causing damage to the brick. You proved nothing today. Now, I have to come up with the funds to replace your damages that proved nothing. You completely forgot what this movement is about. There is a high volume of children on that block that you could have harmed. I WILL still be returning to work to protect the community that I love though.”

According to WTMJ in Milwaukee, Mensah has fatally shot three people in the line of duty over his five years of service. Two of these shootings were ruled as justified but Mensah was suspended in July as an investigation into the third shooting is ongoing.

Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride is going to meet with city officials on Monday to discuss the safety of Officer Mensah and condemned the BLM violence against him.

“The City of Wauwatosa has always supported and protected the right to peaceful protest. Last night’s event was not a peaceful protest; it was criminal behavior. If the perpetrators of this criminal behavior are identified, they will be prosecuted to the fullest extent allowed by law,” McBride said in a statement according to WTMJ.

“During this difficult time, I ask all members of the community to reflect on their personal responsibility to engage in responsible and civil behavior. Now more than ever, it is essential that we all work together to heal a divided community,” he added.


In an article on Heavy, a member and reported leader of BLM, Vaun Mayes,  responded by claiming that while the crowd did go there to vandalize the home and what happened should not have, Mensah is the one who started the fight and is just using it to enrich he and his family:

I believe he and his wife are capitalizing to gain empathy and more donors, as they’ve already made 60k + in donations from him being suspended. Yes, they got into a scuffle with some protestors. From what witnesses say, Mensah grabbed at one of the protestors weapons on a sling and the gun fired. I do not believe any more shots than that one went off. I think protestors went to toilet paper his home and put up crime scene tape, and encountered Mensah and his GF or wife outside, possibly in the middle of a move. Mensah came out with a huge dog, which started the drama, there was some issue with him possibly pepper spraying into the crowd, which led to whatever did happen physically.

Mayes is currently “on pretrial release for a federal case in which he’s accused of conspiracy to commit arson and witness intimidation” for events that took place in 2016 according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal.

Mayes’s telling of the events doesn’t make the situation any better for the BLM mob. Not only shouldn’t they have been there in the first place, showing up in a mob is immediately going to put someone on the defensive. Coming out with big dogs as a deterrent, arming themselves with pepper spray (and using it), and grabbing a shotgun being brandished against them isn’t anything that I would call out of the ordinary.


BLM protesters are quickly becoming known for their propensity to point firearms at people.

It’s lucky for the BLM protesters that not one of theirs was shot. Mensah is an officer of the law despite his suspension and likely owns his own private firearms. It’s very likely that the only reason he didn’t have one on him when confronted by this mob was due to the ongoing investigation. In any other situation, you would likely hear about a few BLM mobsters residing in bodybags.


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