Associated Press
Associated Press 25 Aug 2020

Attorney: Man shot by police is paralyzed


An attorney for Jacob Blake's family says the man shot by Wisconsin police is paralyzed and will need a 'miracle' to walk again. Blake's mother says her son would not be pleased by the violence that has shaken Kenosha. (Aug. 25)

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The lawyers for the family of a black man shot in the back by police in the US state of Wisconsin say he will need a "miracle" to walk again.

Jacob Blake, 29, was shot several times opening the door of his car in Kenosha. At least one of the bullets went through his spinal cord, lawyers said.

Several people were reportedly shot on Tuesday night amid continuing unrest following the police shooting.

The governor of Wisconsin is sending more National Guard troops to Kenosha.

As a result of the partial or complete severing of his spinal cord, Mr Blake is paralysed, with doctors unsure if he will recover the use of his legs.
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