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Wisconsin police shooting victim Jacob Blake currently paralysed from waist down as buildings set ablaze in second night of protests – ABC News

The father of black man Jacob Blake, who was shot seven times in the back by Wisconsin by police, says his son has been left paralysed from the waist down from the incident as riots continue to rock the United States.

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Arsonists set buildings ablaze and torched much of the black business district in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a second night of unrest sparked by the wounding of a black man shot in the back by police as his three young sons looked on.
Key points:

  • Peaceful demonstrations turned violent after curfew in Wisconsin
  • Unrest flared elsewhere in the US, including in Portland, Oregon; Seattle and Minneapolis
  • Jacob Blake’s father says his son is currently paralysed below the waist…

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