Kenosha’s Police Union is making rather startling revelations about the Jacob Blake Shooting, held last week. According to reports, Jacob Blake was ‘armed with knife’, and he even put one of the Wisconsin cops in a headlock.
Yes, there was a complete showdown between the two white police officials and Blake. However, moments later, police had no choice but to shoot the Black man. Meanwhile, people are still questioning what the officers were doing there in the first place?
Well, it’s confirmed now that the police were simply responding to a 911 call, made by Blake’s girlfriend. The exact moments leading up to Blake’s shooting were revealed in a statement. And we’re rounding up all the eye-popping twists and turns below.
Police Union offers detailed counting into shooting
After all the accusations from the defense side, Kenosha’s police union is finally speaking up. Yes, they’re revealing all the fine details that led to the event. And in the end, it’s safe to say it’s not many of us expected.
29 year old, Jacob Blake, the father of six, received 7 bullets by police officers. And that led to his case going public. Moreover, the police also tasered the Black man. Outrage and anger spread around the country, over the rather brutal incident. Meanwhile, Wisconsin police were under fire, after responding to a 911 call regarding a domestic dispute.
Wisconsin’s police attorney issued a statement on Friday, explaining the very minute details for the case. It included detailed accounts about what really went on. And one of the most shocking encounters was how Jacob Blake possessed a knife.
‘Jacob Blake was armed with knife’, claims Police attorney
The startling and new revelations caused a huge stir amongst many. Previously, reports revealed how Blake didn’t possess any arms.
Meanwhile, the Police attorney also urged how Blake bluntly and forcefully fought with officials. All of these events took place, prior to the actual shooting.
At the same time, one cop went as far as claiming how Blake put him into a headlock. Likewise, he shrugged away two separate attempts to stunning them. But that’s just the beginning of the statement.
The statement went into deeper detail, but it’s still under investigation by the state’s justice department. On the other hand, Blake’s attorney refuses to accept any of the claims. He described the police account as ‘completely overblown.’
Blake’s attorney calls police statements as ‘completely overblown’
Wisconsin’s attorney general for the case, Josh Kaul, leads the state’s Department of Justice.
He mentioned how their doing their level best at preventing any form of impartiality.For them, it’s important to lead a fair investigation. And on that note, they can’t confirm, neither deny any of the statements.
Blake’s own attorney mentioned earlier how the Black man was only trying to break down domestic disputes. He did absolutely nothing to instigate the officers. Likewise, he explained how no witnesses saw Blake with a knife.
Defense side calls for arrests of cops who shot Jacob Blake
The family attorney, Ben Crump, is making it loud and clear that the defense side wants arrests as soon as possible.
He refuses to comment on the authorities’ breakthrough about Blake armed with knife.In particular, he made references to the cop who shot the Black man. Likewise, they want the other two cops, present during the incident, fired.
Today, Blake lies paralyzed from his waist down, at the state’s hospital. The gunshot wounds left him with the inability to move but thankfully, he‘s out of danger. The officer who shot Blake 7 times in the back was Rusten Sheskey.
The police union also revealed how the officers found out something very shocking later. Jacob lake was armed with knife. They confirmed how they ‘didn’t initially see it.’ Hence, after multiple requests to drop down the weapon, Blake refused. And that’s when the tasering and shooting unfolded.
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