Blake is currently paralyzed from the waist down having been shot seven times by police.
BREAKING: Jacob Blake, a Black man shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is paralyzed from the waist down, his father tells the Chicago @Suntimes. Doctors don't know if the paralysis will be permanent. https://t.co/pCiKvzTK2Z— The Associated Press (@AP) August 25, 2020
Peaceful marches in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake gave way to fires and clashes with law enforcement officers in Kenosha, Wisconsin, overnight https://t.co/zJ0bYst9QY pic.twitter.com/FlgwIuAHvZ
— The New York Times (@nytimes) August 25, 2020
Jacob Blake’s father says his son is now paralyzed from the waist down after being shot 7 times in front of his children for simply breaking up a fight.
Arsonists set several buildings ablaze and torched much of the Black business district in a second night of unrest in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin, triggered by the wounding of a Black man shot in the back by officers https://t.co/UZEIicZ0SS
— Reuters (@Reuters) August 25, 2020
The Sunday police shooting of #JacobBlake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was far too familiar for one Wisconsin father, Michael Bell, whose son was killed by Kenosha police in 2004.
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— The Progressive (@theprogressive) August 25, 2020
The usual RWNJ framing emerges.