#Jacob Blake

.Kenosha, WI, USA
Protesters link arms in front of a police line outside the Kenosha County courthouse. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Jacob Blake was shot by Rusten Sheshkey on the night of August 23, 2020, in Wisconsin's Kenosha
  • The incident had sparked massive outrage among people and several nights of unrest
  • Officers Vincent Arenas and Brittany Meronek present at the scene at the time of shooting returned to duty on January 20

.Kenosha, WI, USA
A group of protesters confront National Guard members outside a museum, late Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Kenosha, Wis.(AP/PTI Photo)

  • Now our battle must go in front of the Congress, Jacob Blake Sr said
  • Kenosha District Attorney on Tuesday announced the officer, who shot Blake, will not face any charges
  • Rusten Sheshkey shot Blake, 29, while responding to a domestic incident in Wisconsin's Kenosha in August 2020

.Kenosha, WI, USA
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron spoke about the issue on Tuesday, after his team's win over the Grizzlies. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • "To hear what happened in Kenosha today was a blow to the heart and to the gut," James said
  • Milwaukee Bucks said, 2020 shed light on racial injustices faced by the Black and other marginalised communities
  • Jacob Blake, a Black man, was left paralysed after being shot several times in the back by a white police officer

.Kenosha, WI, USA
Jacob Blake,the man who was shot. (Photo Credit : Twitter/ @AttorneyCrump)

  • "No Kenosha law enforcement officer in this case will be charged with any criminal offense",District Attorney said
  • The incident in question happened on August 23, 2020
  • The victim survived the incident but was paralyzed with permanent damage to his legs

.Kenosha, WI, USA
The shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin and the outcry against racism that followed could decide the swing state. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • In 2016, Donald Trump became the first Republican to win in Wisconsin since 1984
  • Ahead of the 2020 Election, the polls pitch Joe Biden ahead of Trump 
  • The COVID-19 situation in Wisconsin could be key in deciding the battleground state

.Kenosha, WI, USA
In the video, Jacob Blake who was shot by a US police officer, can be seen wearing a hospital gown. (Screengrab: Twitter/ @AttorneyCrump)

  • Jacob Blake in the video said that there was a lot more life to live
  • He said that he was continuously in pain, and it hurt to breathe
  • Blake was shot seven times on August 24 by a Kenosha policeman 

.Wisconsin, USA
Joe Biden met with the family of Jacob Blake at Kenosha. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Biden’s team issued a statement saying he will hold a community meeting in Kenosha
  • President Donald Trump visited Kenosha on Tuesday
  • Wisconsin is expected to play an integral part in the US elections come November

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's announcement comes day after Donald Trump visited the city. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Biden will travel to Kenosha with wife Jill Biden
  • Biden's visit to Kenosha comes after Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back by a police officer
  • Wisconsin is expected to play an integral part in the presidential elections come November

.Kenosha, WI, USA
Donald Trump visited a burned out store where he told the owners "we'll help you rebuild." (AP/PTI Photo)

  • 'These are not acts of peaceful protest but really domestic terror,' Donald Trump said
  • Trump was seen in his limousine smiling and waving at supporters
  • Kenosha city of Wisconsin is in upheaval since a police officer shot 29-year-old African-American Jacob Blake

.Wisconsin, USA

  • Kyle Rittenhouse is accused of killing two protesters and injuring another 
  • Trump said Rittenhouse was very violenty attacked
  • The President is scheduled to visit Kenosha on Tuesday