August 28, 2020

Paralyzed black US police shooting victim tied to bed: father

Washington (AFP) – Jacob Blake is shackled to his hospital bed even though he is paralyzed after US police shot him repeatedly in the back, his father said Friday.”Why do they have that cold steel on my son’s ankle?” Blake Sr., who visited his son in the hospital Wednesday, said in an interview on CNN. “He can’t get up, he couldn’t get up if he wanted to.”African American Blake, 29, was shot over the weekend by a white police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin and has no movement from the waist down.The latest shooting of a black man by a white officer has triggered a new national uproar over polic…


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