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Jacob Blake: Man ‘paralysed’ after being shot by police in front of kids – Yahoo News Australia

The lawyer for Jacob Blake says the 29-year-old had his spinal cord severed by the bullets and it will be a miracle if he walks again.



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The lawyer for a Black man who was shot by police says he is now paralysed from the waist down.
The shooting of Jacob Blake, 29, on Sunday in Kenosha, in the US state of Wisconsin, was captured on video and ignited new protests over racial injustice in several cities.
It came just three months after the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police touched off a wider reckoning on race.
Jacob Blakes father, who is also named Jacob Blake, said his son was shot seven times.
Jacob Bl…

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