When your skin colour is seen as a weapon, you will never be seen as unarmed- beautifully quotes by a wise man.
Jacob Blake was shot in daylight. Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back point black by white police at Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. Now he is paralysed down the waist.
Who Is Jacob Blake?
African- American, Blake, 29-year-old, was shot seven-time by a white cop and he has no movement down the waist. The accident was recorded on a phone camera. The video clip got viral on the internet.
Blake’s lawyer Patrick Cafferty said Blake was stifled in his hospital bed. The officers were watching over him because of an outstanding warrant. The warren is stemming from a domestic violence-related incident in July.
Why He Got Shot?
Jacob was trying to resolve the dispute between two women. He went towards his car to get his children, and in that process, a policeman attempted to stop him. The cop failed to stop him and in between that he bullet down seven bullets in Jacob back.
Outrage Of Citizens
The incident has caused havoc in the state. Already, a lot is happening related to black life matters. Now, this incident has provided fuel to the fire. The whole world is showing support to Jacob by doing rallies and protests.
The rage of the situation is so high that multiple US sporting events were called off. Athletes staged uproars and boycotted events to voice their protest in response to Jacob Blake shooting tragedy.
Statement From The Cops
The Wisconsin Department of Justice gave the official account of Blake’s shooting. They state that Jacob had a knife in his possession when Sheskey, the cop open fired. Jacob confirmed that he had a knife when he was shot. The US Department of Justice announced that civil right investigation would take place in Jacob situation.
We all are hoping for the good health of Jacob. However, the investigation is going on, and soon we all will be updated about the situation. Doctors say that only a miracle could heal the wounds of Jacob. As we speak the whole existence of mankind depends on hope, might this situation will prove it right.