Jacob Blake, a black man, was shot seven times by Kenosha police. He said he believed he would die and shared what he thought was his last words with the children in the August shooting.
Blake, 29, was partially paralyzed in the August 23 shooting, which triggered several days of protests and unrest in Wisconsin cities and other places.
In an interview broadcast on Thursday, Blake said to ABC’s Good Morning America: “I’m a little lier.” “All I remember was the boy who was leaning back and looking at me. I said,’Dad. Love you no matter what.'”
He said: “I think this will be the last thing-I think this will be the last word I say to them.”
The interview took place a week after Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced that no police would be prosecuted in the shooting.
Blake was shot seven times by Kenosha police officer Ruden Sheskey. Found that some of the shots came from the rear.
Officials said that Siski was answering a domestic harassment call and they were told that Black had an order to arrest him. The district attorney said Blake refused to arrest while holding the knife and refused to put it down.
Graveley said Blake was shot dead after driving to a “controversial car” with at least one child. He said Blake admitted to investigators that he had a knife, but was not sure if he had opened it.
Graveley said that Sheskey and other officials had strong reasons for self-defense, and “if you do not believe that you can prove the case within reasonable doubt, then you have a moral obligation not to file charges.”
The shooting was recorded on video tape and triggered protests. Throughout the summer, protesters called for racial justice and police reforms, sometimes turning into violence.
During the Kenosha protests, 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse traveled from Antioch near Illinois to Kenosha and allegedly shot and killed two men. Rittenhouse has been criminally prosecuted, and his lawyers claim that he is in the Self-Defense Forces.
Blake’s shooting occurred in May in the death of Minneapolis police officer George Floyd and in March the fatal police officer Brenna Taylor in Louisville (Louisville). Breonna Taylor) before the shooting.