Jacob Blake Bio: Everything you need to know about him and why he was shot.
A video went viral on August 23, 2020. The video showed a black American, who was brutally shot by a Kenosha police officer in the daylight. The injured is identified as 29-year-old security guard Jacob Blake.
Jacob got injured by four shots among the seven shots fired by the police officer in his back. He is in a very critical condition in the hospital.
Why was Jacob Shot??
Rusten Sheskey is the police officer that shot Jacobin his back as he bent into his car. For the truth to be said, neighbors and witnesses were investigated. As per them, Jacob was trying to settle two women who were arguing when police arrived. But the police officer also added that Jacob had some criminal warrant which they knew before arriving at the shot place.
Although a huge buzz is developed regarding this case but the proper truth of why he was shot is still not clear. The Black community refers to a racist act by a police officer.
Following the incident, the governor of Wisconsin, TonyEversreleased the injured man’s name. His twitter handle said, “Tonight, Jacob Blake was shot in the back multiple times, in broad daylight, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Kathy and I join his family, friends, and neighbours in hoping earnestly that he will not succumb to his injuries”.
Jacob Blake Age and Profession
Jacob is 29 years old, and he works as a security guard.
Jacob Blake Family and Children
Jacob is not married but is engaged. He has a beautiful fiancé. His fiancé has shared his picture with his children. As per the source, Jacob children were in the back seat of the car when a police officer shot him. Jacob has three children.
After the incident many protests, rallies have been held for Blake. People started damaging police cars and involved in clashes with police. His incident is taken as a part of the BlackLivesMatter movement. With that, this case has surely created hype in the media and reached in everyone’s ears.
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