Cop shoots unarmed Jacob Blake, 29, in the back multiple times with his children in the backseat. Jacob Blake, 29, following the shooting, Blake was rushed to hospital in Kenosha, Wisconsin,
Jacob Blake is currently in stable condition at the ICU in Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee. The Police were responding to a domestic incident, witnesses have said that before the shooting Blake tried to break up a fight between two women, during the encounter with the police, Blake was tased and as he entered the driver’s side door of an SUV was shot multiple times. Protests have erupted in Wisconsin after video footage of the shooting was posted.
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers issued a statement denouncing the excessive use of force used by the police. Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers issued a statement denouncing the excessive use of force used by the police. The Kenosha Police Department said the division of criminal investigations for the Wisconsin Department of Justice would investigate the shooting. The officers involved have been placed on administrative leave, according to a statement from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.