Prosecutor Will Not File Charges Against Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake

Posted on AllSides January 6th, 2021
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A prosecutor did not file charges against the police officer who shot Jacob Blake in the back in Kenosha, Wisconsin in Aug. 2020.

Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley said in a press conference Tuesday that he was unable to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that police officer, Rusten Sheskey, was not acting in self-defense when he shot Blake.

“I do not believe the state … would be able to prove that the privilege of self-defense is not available,” Graveley said.

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