Jacob Blake Shooting
The Jacob Blake Shooting news today which has been trending and making the headlines all over social media
The black man who is identified as, Jacob Blake, was shot several times in the back by the police while his children watched in tears
The shooting happened just as demonstrators continue to speak again police violence in American cities, including the encounters that killed George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
Although Jacob Blake is in stable condition in an intensive care unit, according to attorney Ben Crump, who represents the Jacob Blake family in the case
He was hospitalized in serious condition after police shot him several times in the back as he opened the door of a parked vehicle in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The Graphic video of the shooting emerged on social media just recently, sparking angry protests that prompted the city to declare an emergency curfew.
Governor Tony Evers said;
“While we do not have all of the details yet, what we know for certain is that he is not the first Black man or person to have been shot or injured or mercilessly killed at the hands of individuals in law enforcement in our state or our country.”
Kenosha police have asked the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation to take over the investigation into the shooting.
The findings will go to District Attorney Michael D. Graveley who has been put in charge of the trending case
His office will determine whether to bring any charges against the officers. Graveley said the investigation is in “its earliest stages.”
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