(KDRTV) – According to reports for Kenosha police department, Mr. blake was in custody for previous warrants and handcuffs were policy
His lawyer informed the media the warrants had been denounced and the officers guarding him have been withdrawn
The shooting made Mr. Blake to be critically paralyzed and there is no hope he would walk again
Previously, his father also called Jacob Blake had faulted the authorities for handcuffing him to the hospital bed yet he can’t walk
“I hate it that he was laying in that bed with the handcuff on to the bed,” he told the media, “He can’t go anywhere. Why do you have him cuffed to the bed?”
Other officials from Wisconsin state also criticized the authorities for the behavior saying that already Mr. Blake had been severely punished
On the other hand, a court hearing for a teenager charged with fatally shooting two people and injuring the third one, has been suspended by a month
KDRTV understands that Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, was to appear before the Lake County court in Illinois after he was accused of first-degree murder alongside other charges, however, a judge suspended the hearing until 25 September
Mr. Kyle is facing six criminal counts including first-degree intentional homicide.
However, he is being defended by an iconic legal firm whose clients included President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudolph Giuliani and former Trump adviser Carter Page.
Mr. Blake shooting inspired protests in the city of Kenosha and many times such rallies have turned violent
Mr. Blake`s lawyer Patrick Cafferty, on Friday, revealed that he had been released from handcuffs and outstanding warrants against him dismissed
Jacob Blake, the black man shot in the back by police in the US state of Wisconsin, has reportedly been released from handcuffs while in hospital.
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Wisconsin Governor Tony Ever also gave his expression on about Mr. Blake being handcuffed to the hospital`s bed
“I would have no personal understanding why that would be necessary,” he said. “Certainly he’s paid a horrific price already, been shot seven or eight times in the back.”
So far, US vice-presidential candidate Harris Khamala and Melania Trump have advocated for racial equity across the US
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