Three people were shot as the third night of protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, turned deadly.
The activist has previously wrongly accused two people on social media in connection to seperate rape and murder cases.
Julia Jackson said the violence and destruction taking place in Kenosha, Wisconsin after police shot her son is not what her family wants.
Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said his office is investigating a group of men with guns who reportedly opened fire on protesters near a gas station.
Police alleged that Damarion Tramell Degrate used a false profile on a gay dating app to find his victims.
"What we have seen play out over the last two nights and many nights this year is the pain, anguish, and exhaustion of being Black in our state and country," Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers said.
A video livestreamed by an activist on the protest march showed shots being fired outside a home in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Kenosha, Wisconsin, officers fired at least seven shots at Blake, 29, while his back was turned.
Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, remains in hospital after being shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday.
Of the 45 people who were shot over the weekend, eight were killed.
The Wisconsin Democrats state party chairman said the incident was a "sickening, infuriating tragedy" and a symptom of white supremacy.
A debate around the sharing of such videos has been reignited following the shooting of Jacob Blake.
Officers were filmed firing several times into the victim's back as he attempted to get into an SUV.
Kenneth Ayers, 49, was arrested Thursday night after allegedly shooting at least seven cars from his UPS work truck, injuring one woman, over the course of three months.
"Lie one more time and ima quit sparing you," her Twitter read.
A GoFundMe fundraiser for Cannon Hinnant, a 5-year old North Carolina boy who was fatally shot while riding his bicycle, has reached over $780,000 in donations.
One fraudulent Facebook post highlighted by Wilson Police makes several claims about drug usage, premeditation and details of a fight between Sessoms and Hinnant's parents the night before the incident.
Hinnant's family said donations from the GoFundMe campaign will likely go toward a memorial project in comments to a local news station on Sunday.
Company said the guest had used the service "under false pretenses" and has removed them from platform.
Donald Williams is accused of murdering Maribel Rosado Morales at her home in front of her 10-year-old daughter who was taking an online class.
Police said the girl suffered from a terminal illness which may have led to the Monday morning shooting.
"Somebody was taken to the hospital," President Donald Trump said. "It was the suspect who was shot."
Mass looting and vandalism took place in downtown Chicago last night, with Nordstrom, Walgreens, Macy's, Coach, Gucci, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Best Buy, Old Navy, and Louis Vuitton hit among others.
More than 100 people were arrested during a period of vandalism and disorder which lasted for several hours.
The Illinois city saw several hours of violence and unrest following an officer-involved shooting on Sunday.
The city's police superintendent described the looting as an act of "pure criminality."
No officers were injured, according to a spokesman for the city's police, but it's unclear if any civilians were shot.