Jacob Blake Named as Man Shot in Kenosha, Wisconsin Police Shooting

Posted on AllSides August 24th, 2020
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Jacob Blake was named by Wisconsin’s governor as the man who was shot and seriously wounded by a Kenosha police officer at close range in a graphic scene that was captured on video. The governor says Blake, 29, was shot “in the back multiple times.”

Governor Tony Evers released the injured man’s name, writing on Twitter, “Tonight, Jacob Blake was shot in the back multiple times, in broad daylight, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Kathy and I join his family, friends, and neighbors in hoping earnestly that he will not succumb to...

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