The recent shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin led to a series of unrest and outrage by citizens across the state. Now, Jacob Blake’s father is speaking out against the horrendous crime. Above all, he reveals how his son is suffering from gunshot paralysis too.
Yes, the rather heartbreaking news broke out, leaving thousands of supporters sad to the core. Jacob Blake’s father says that his son received 8 gunshot wounds to his back. And that’s because White Wisconsin cops brutally shot him.
In one of the most high profile cases ever to take place in Wisconsin, the incident keeps on leading to more and more unrest. Citizens are demanding police to withdraw arms. Likewise, they want justice and assurance to avoid such inhumane acts in the future.
Here’s the latest scoop on the harrowing news, sending shockwaves around the globe.
Jacob Blake suffers gunshot paralysis from waist down
Wisconsin police officers shot Jacob Blake, late last week. And his kids watched the horror crime take place from their car.
According to reports, cops were called into the neighborhood. There was an incident relating to ‘domestic abuse.’ And for that reason, they got a hold of Jacob Blake. As the father was making his way towards his SUV, the officers hot him 8 times in the back.
Now, the incident leaves him with gunshot paralysis, from his waist downwards. On the other hand, it’s still not confirmed whether or not it’s permanent.
Today, Blake’s father wants justice for the brutal handling of his son. Just as any other dad would be, he’s asking the state officials for answers and responsibility.
‘What justified all those gunshots in the first place,’ asks the father
Jacob Blake’s father wants answers.
Moreover, he’s not going down without a fight.According to reports, Blake’s dad keeps on asking, “What justified all of those shots?” “What justified doing all of that in front of my grandsons? What are we even doing in the first place?”
The fact that his kids had to watch their father in this helpless position is sending out so many chills. There are a lot of sentimental feelings regarding the whole ordeal. And it’s safe to say, many parents can’t help but think about the lifelong scar that’s marked through the kids’ minds.
A family attorney says Blake is now in ‘stable condition’
After such gruesome aftermath, Jacob Blake is reportedly in a stable condition. Currently, he’s staying at the intensive care unit in Charlotte, North Carolina. And he’s got all of his loved ones by his side.
Meanwhile, the family’s attorney says that’s he’s out of danger and in stable condition.
At the same time, Blake’s father shared some rather thoughtful moments with those following the case. He claims:
“I would like to put my head on my son’s cheek, kiss him on his forehead, and then tell him that everything will be ok. I’ll make sure to kiss him with my mask. And the first thing that I want to do is touch my beloved son.”
The entire case not only has Wisconsin shaking but also others around the country. On that note, the presidential election nominee, Joe Biden, says that the nation keeps on waking to great terrors. And today, another Black American is the victim of great violence and excessive use of force.
Moreover, he ordered an effective as well as transparent investigation so that justice prevails for the gunshot paralysis incident.
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