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Jacob Blake shooting: Less than 3 minutes elapsed between cops arrival and shots fired.
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Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, was shot by Kenosha, Wisconsin, police on August 19. Here's a detailed timeline of events.

*Note: At 1:32, this video should say “lay.”

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  1. Show the entire video from start to finish. Its obvious that it is edited making it questionable. Show everything and let people decide what to think without your biases

  2. Damn, if a cop tells me not to move, I’m playing statue.

    • @Jackie Moon stfu

    • God's son Knight | September 3, 2020 at 7:02 PM | Reply

      @Joey King rapist? What makes u come to that

    • @God’s son Knight i believe he has sexual assault charges according to news but bottom line police compliance matters. Dont want to get shot follow commands

    • Because he took his child’s mother’s keys? Then gave then back started to leave. So it’s okay for six policemen to show up and five of them stand around and watch their coward coworker shoot him in the back?

    • @Truth Hurts Bleed’N heart liberals say U can do anything U want to do’/!!! Just like Rodney King who took a dozen cops on a 20/mile long freeway chase’/!!!👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️They get upset when they have to pay the piper and be accountable for their criminal actions’/!!! 😳😡😠😩😵💀

  3. You guy missed the part when he was peacefully fighting with the Police.

  4. Editing out the dispatch informing them of a warrant? Dishonest.

    • @Riki tiki Tavi You just informed me of that. “only shot 4 times” of the 7 shots. I’m trying to find a corroborating source.

    • @Ethan He did not pull a knife, he did reach into his car. You are living in your own made up reality.

    • @Heather Weigandt body cams footage is probably being hold from public by prosecuting party like it was in Minneapolis case, when suspect told ‘i can’t breathe’ while not being restrained, asked to let him lay down and informed that he had covid, prompting cops to call ambulance and hold suspect in prone position without blocking his airway, which is recommended for covid patients (prone position) and suspect showing psycotic cnditions like EDS (not suffocating restrain).

    • RICHEL [f.u.с.к мe] ТАР 0N МY РIC | September 5, 2020 at 1:18 AM | Reply


    • @Jasper Hall umm yes??

  5. Tip for anyone that doesn’t want to be shot: don’t reach/ grab something while the cops are trying to detain/ pull you over

    • @k.b. rich you lost me, and calm down.

    • @Mr D try grabbing a guy that may be holding a knife. Quit judging after watching a video before getting the facts from all sides. That’s the problem with individuals like you.

    • @Mr D Yes the truth usually does go over the heads of Biden’s programmed flock’/!!! Lmgdmfao 😀😁😂🤣😃😄😅😆😉😊😋😎🙃🐏🐑🐏🐑🐏🐑🤔🤔🤔

    • David Hutchins | August 31, 2020 at 8:01 AM | Reply

      And this is what LeBron James spends his time promoting?

      #boycottNBA #boycottLebronJames
      Jacob Blake’s arrest warrant is public information but why is it that only the New York Post explicitly tells you what the warrant is about?

      https://nypost.com/2020/08/28/this-is-why-jacob-blake-had-a-warrant-out-for-his-arrest/ This is why Jacob Blake had a warrant out for his arrest
      She told cops Blake then used his finger to sexually assault her, sniffed it and said, “Smells like you’ve been with other men,” the criminal complaint alleges.

    • Ashley ! y.o I WANT SЕЕХ !!!! 11OPEN MY VIDEO !!!! | September 2, 2020 at 5:10 PM | Reply


  6. When you control the media, you control the people

  7. “warrant for his arrest” is conveniently missing

  8. Never argue with a man that has a gun. White or Black when does it ever end well?

    • Zach p ok? and I can show you countless of videos of black people getting ‘swiss cheesed’ by cops….and WITHOUT A GUN man and woman. So big problem there. That’s the point he was making. You have to have guns and threaten people’s LIVES for police to even THINK about shooting you, can’t say the same for other folks. And that’s where the problems lies
      running shouldn’t be a death sentence
      not complying shouldn’t be a death sentence the only time you should have a death sentence is if you’re trying to hand out death sentences lol
      ‘comply or die’ that’s not how a supposed free nation should do things, no????? really, that mentality is no different than a dictator killing people who don’t agree/listen to him knowing the dictator ain’t right in the head but ‘what can you do’ type mentality….but America is so quick to hate foreign countries and how they run things but ‘comply or die’ is justified in the minds of most people??? Backwards to me but whatever.

    • Christopher P | August 29, 2020 at 9:39 PM | Reply

      It ends well when you’re white and you get pulled over by police.

    • @Nick Those shooters didn’t get killed because they immediately surrendered to police and fully complied. You really think they didn’t get killed because they were white? LOL How can someone be this brainwashed?! Bruh more whites are killed by police then any other race combined.

    • David Hutchins | August 31, 2020 at 8:03 AM | Reply

      The news always leaves out the long wrap sheet of criminals like this and his 2 year prison term. That is, he has been arrested multiple times.
      #boycottNBA #boycottLebronJames
      Jacob Blake’s arrest warrant is public information but why is it that only the New York Post explicitly tells you what the warrant is about?

      https://nypost.com/2020/08/28/this-is-why-jacob-blake-had-a-warrant-out-for-his-arrest/ This is why Jacob Blake had a warrant out for his arrest
      She told cops Blake then used his finger to sexually assault her, sniffed it and said, “Smells like you’ve been with other men,” the criminal complaint alleges.

    • Rebbaca ! y.o I WANT SЕЕХ !!!! OPEN MY VIDEO !!!! | September 2, 2020 at 12:50 PM | Reply


  9. So the police just watch while he reaches for his knife? We are protesting for criminals now? What is wrong with you people.

  10. The media is the enemy of the people.
    Trump 2020 – and this is why.

  11. Just released he had a knife on the floorboard…so there’s that. Maybe we should all take a minute and collect some facts before everyone gives their shitty, biased, hot take.

    • What a dumb name you got

    • If he walked over to the driver seat to get a knife on the floorboard, wouldn’t that mean he wasn’t carrying a knife in his possession prior to being shot? The cops didn’t know he had a knife on the floorpad until after he was shot. A knife on the floorboard is definitely equivalent in strength to three guns, right? So how can they say seven shots were warranted and that they shot him because he had a knife in his position the whole time. Why do you think he was walking to the driver’s seat? Was he going to get the gun or the knife? It’s three cops. Could they have tased him versus shoot close range seven times? The issue is the severity of their response with seven shots. Couldn’t they have shot once or tased him? If you can’t answer my question, it’s possible that maybe YOU should also wait on the facts from both sides as well, right? You are doing exactly what you criticize the media for doing. Hold your judgement until you heard both sides instead of automatically believing the cops. Ahmad Arbery would’ve never got justice if we automatically believed the cops. Cops deserve the same scrutiny as the Jacob does, right? Btw, it’s interesting how Jacobs past records are bought up by the cops to help justify his overall character yet police officers have internal personel records as well, which should be divulged to the public just as Jacobs past criminal records is.

    • @Valentino That’s the problem with this short video. It doesn’t show the officers wrestling to get him down and then him escaping. It doesn’t show that the cops warned him that they would taze him, which he ignored. Then they tazed him but it didn’t have much effect. So after all that you see 3 officers with guns trying to stop him from getting into the car from the other side. He ignored, ignored and ignored them over and over. I know a little about how the cops are trained. But I know absolutely nothing about why any person of any color fights and resists cops when they are outnumbered and outgunned. I think the question isn’t what was the officer thinking when he shot him, but what the hell was Jacob thinking. Or not thinking. And for my first time, but certainly not the first or tenth time someone has said “cops aren’t trained to shoot a man one time”. If you believe your life (or the life of another is in danger) you shoot them until they go down. I’m guessing you know little about guns, little about the strength of adrenaline in a fight or flight situation. You can get shot and not even know you were shot when you are full of adrenaline. Or maybe this guy was on drugs which can change everything.

  12. Police: shoots an asain guy

    Everyone: says nothing.

    Police: shoots a black guy who was threatening he has guns

    Blm: 100% racially motivated no doubt

    • All Seeing Jona | August 29, 2020 at 8:42 AM | Reply

      Is there a viral video of this asian man getting shot by police?

    • @All Seeing Jona well even if there’s an asian getting shot by police the point is will the media even give a damn care about that. I doubt. but if it’s a black they will go crazy as if it’s the end of the world.

    • All Seeing Jona | August 30, 2020 at 3:38 PM | Reply

      @Red Crucible My point is that social media makes these incidents viral before the media can, and it happens so often. Not that the asian man’s life doesn’t matter, it just depends on the circumstances. If asian people are being harrassed by police in america, then we need to start recording these incidents more.

    • I mean none of you gave a f about Hong Kong even though police brutality was way worse there 🙄

    • All Seeing Jona I am just using it as an example to show how BLM brains are processing. I bet if this was a white guy they would ignore it. Put in mind more whites people are killed by police brutality

  13. I think you forgot the part when the cops found out he had a warrant for raping a minor

    • @Oh Shoot a RAT yes dummy because he was at his own apartment. With his fiancee who called the police and his kids and thats a warrant not a conviction. You are really making a fool of yourself at this point…witnesses and neighbors are on record stating that he was grilling at his apartment just a few moments earlier for his kids party…his place, his grill, his kids, his girlfriend his kids party. get a grip on yourself…now its just embarrassing.

    • Oh Shoot a RAT | September 8, 2020 at 9:54 AM | Reply

      @howard bonds Instead of criticizing me, think harder about WHY he got shot. He stole someone’s keys and refused to give them back. Then not only that, but he ignore the police’s warning of FREEZE! He walked away toward the car with an officer chasing him. THEN not only that, he fought the three police officers. All this stuff illegal by the way, so hopefully you’ll finally understand something. This was even eye witnessed and recorded by people. And again your telling me he isn’t a criminal. So what’s your lame excuse this time.

    • Oh Shoot a RAT crickets 🦗 🦗

    • Well I guess 🦗. My comment did get liked by somebody so….. Fin?

    • @Oh Shoot a RAT He obviously didn’t fight them THAT much, considering they let him calmly walk away and around the car before shooting him in the back 7 times… but hey, what do I know, there’s only eye witness recording of it like you said. That being said, this isn’t a Judge Dredd movie… people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The key part here, is that the person has to MAKE IT to that court of law in the first place.

      Hell, I’m not saying that he shouldn’t have been arrested. I’m not even saying that he shouldn’t necessarily have been shot, though with 3 cops, I don’t see why they wouldn’t just tase him, or use… you know… the three of them to just subdue him with… you know… muscles and a little effort (it was by far not a last resort shooting). But shooting a man 7 times in the back is excessive. I think anyone can agree with that. And the entire point of the recent protests (and riots) have been the use of excessive force by police. And I can absolutely agree with that.

  14. Why is he casually walking to his car after being told to not move? Can someone please explain?

  15. Nothing about having a knife, being tased or being a child rapist with outstanding warrants…

  16. Daniel Devault | August 29, 2020 at 5:22 PM | Reply

    Only in America is it ok to resist arrest by the police. Wasn’t he being arrested for a sexual assault warrant?

    • @1985dafydd well, no. there is Systemic Racism in the courts. Those privileged judges, attorneys and lawyers get to avoid the person when they are violent, after the police (the ones actually facing the hard choices) have intervened.

      So the fact that “they have to deal with criminals and their wrongdoings” is laughable. They get the best behavior version of events.

      If you want to get to court alive stop your obsession with RESISTing. Go to jail like the rest of us do. I’ve been drunk, high, on shrooms, doing crime, but never did I disobey police orders, especially when they had a gun drawn on me.

      The problem is you, and it always has been. There are a few occasions where that isn’t true and the police are to blame, but largely it’s you. This is why you only show the criminal in the best light and you are now marginalizing the victim of the criminals.We’re not falling for it anymore. The scam is over.

      You are not arguing in good faith. The only time you will on the police side is when they blast a white guy. That’s why you don’t even show them on TV. You just don’t care. It’s all political. If you were having an honest conversation then my answer would be different.

      Too many times you have protected the person attacking, assaulting, burglarizing, burning, looting, with no care in the world for whom they just hurt. If you want them alive, the simply tell them to stop resisting. You’ve put it in their heads that resisting is heroic. Resisting is stupid.

      Play stupid games. Win stupid prizes.

    • @Eva Attocknie You’re putting words in my mouth. I think you’ve made many assumptions about my opinion that are unfounded. I for one am just as upset by shootings whatever the victim’s colour. I come from a country where police shoot and kill around 3 people a year, as an absolute last resort. Thats what real police, brave men and women look like. Watching this stuff is shocking. You also seem to think I think resisting is a good idea. Not sure where you got that idea. I think it’s stupid. I still don’t think you deserve to die for it.

    • @1985dafydd “You’re putting words in my mouth. I think you’ve made many assumptions about my opinion that are unfounded.”
      Probably. I haven’t met one of you that didn’t do this.

      “I for one am just as upset by shootings whatever the victim’s colour.”
      Are you? List the white ones you’ve been upset about in the past. Say their names.

      “I come from a country where police shoot and kill around 3 people a year, as an absolute last resort. Thats what real police, brave men and women look like. ” We’ll get to that point later.

      “I think it’s stupid. I still don’t think you deserve to die for it.” Then add that to your argument when you approach people. “I think it’s stupid to resist arrest, but police shouldn’t just shoot people.”

      Also, when you’re saying police shouldn’t shoot the suspect, it might be nice to also hear you come out and say it’s unjust and unfair that police are dying at such alarming rates. It just seems really odd that there is a trend where you all only come out with this “injustice” and “unfairness” when they have a certain skin colour. It makes it sound like you’re either a colour supremacist or a trendy trender,.

      I live in a neighbourhood, where if you work with the police your face gets posted everywhere for people to hunt you down and either assault you or murder you. I live in a neighbourhood where people’s bodies get chopped up and non of the neighbour’s will step up for the victim either because they are too afraid due to being terrorized daily or because they are part of or condone the violence.

      If you really care, then show up for the other victims. Don’t just pick these to be outraged at. It looks like you just care about black ppl when they are criminals.

      Let’s start a middle ground eh? Let’s start a community that says “Hey, don’t shoot the criminals and here are the other cases we should care about.” There are plenty of black ppl that are left out who are victims of violence and hate. They are left out of the public conversation because they don’t fit the narrative. Is it really hard to ask for you to show up for the other people?

    • @1985dafydd Where you shocked when these people lost their lives? Did it bother you? I want to know, since you’re so involved in justice and fairness.

      1-year-old, Sincere A. Gaston, shot dead after at a cookout
      2-year-old, Jo Jo, she was struck by bullet causing death in Hammond
      3 year old, Mekhi James, shot dead while riding in car with father
      5-Year-old, Cannon Hinnant, a gun was pointed to his head and shot in front of his 2 sisters (7 & 8).
      7-year-old, Natalie Wallace, was playing with other children and family in front of her grandmother’s house hit in the forehead by a bullet.
      8-year-old, Royta De’Marco
      8-year-old, Secoriea Turner
      8-year-old, Dajore Wilson, was inside an SUV at a red light. when the light turned green the car next to her opened fired
      9-year-old, Devante Bryant was the victim of a 7th Ward shooting
      9-year-old, Janari Ricks shot dead while playing outside outside Cabrini Rowhouses
      10-year-old, Lena Nunez shot dead by stray bullet while watching TV
      11-year-old, Davon McNeal, shot dead while standing in between two groups shooting at one another. Davon was a star football player.
      13-year-old, Amaria Jones, shot dead by a stray bullet in a shooting that also wounded two boys on the West Side.
      14-year-old, Vernado Jones Jr. shot to death at a large holiday gathering in the Englewood
      15-year-old jordan
      16-year-old Antonio May’s jr. driving his jeep
      17-year-old Tyeah Garner in her chest no Information was released and no arrest was made

    • @Eva Attocknie As I said, it pisses me off to see any human being shot, I don’t like seeing cops being shot either but they’re in a position of great power and trust so they got to be held to a high standard. Not much we can do about violent offenders but we don’t arm them and pay them to protect us. Again, you’re really drawing a strawmam saying I don’t care if white ppl get shot, I just happened to see this video and commented on it. I saw a worse one a few weeks back that was a white guy being screamed at by officers and made to crawl towards them before getting shot to death for trying to pull his shorts up. You don’t know me but you imagine this one outrages me more, it doesn’t. Don’t assume everyone thinks the same.

  17. “Jacob Blake is a loving father of 6 that deserves proper medical attention and legal representation,” Blake’s family wrote on a GoFundMe website. Actually, he was a fugitive from justice with an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest resulting from a previous domestic violence incident. And he has quite a rap sheet, which includes unlawful display of a firearm. The incident in which he was shot resulted from one of the “fiancees” that this fine unmarried church-going father of 6 was trying to father his 7th child with. This particular “fiancee” just so happened to have a restraining order against Jacob, and had called the police for yet another domestic violence incident during which Jacob was trying to steal the keys to her car, with 3 of his children accompanying him for moral support. According to audio recordings of the police dispatch calls, the police were very much aware of who they were dealing with before they arrived on scene. During the police encounter, Jacob got into a knock-down brawl with the arresting officers, which is never shown or reported by the mainstream media outlets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2Sp8EIHu1A The arresting officers then attempted to tase Jacob, however, this innocent saint broke free and refused to comply with officers repeated requests to stop fleeing the scene so they could arrest him. He didn’t listen, and instead reached into his vehicle like any loving father would to give a lollipop to each of his 3 children which were inside the vehicle (or grab a knife or a gun – you be the judge). He got shot 7 times for no apparent reason by the big bad police man, and is now he is paralyzed, lucky to be alive. When you play stupid games, you win stupid prizes. Congratulations Jacob! Now all of the BLM and Antifa sympathizers want to burn entire cities down and steal everything that isn’t bolted down to show their solidarity with this felonious poster child for the BLM movement. Don’t let them America. Grab your guns, stand your ground, and protect your lives and your property. Enough is enough. The police cannot protect you. The second amendment of the US Constitution was written so that the citizens of this fine country could protect themselves against all enemies foreign and domestic. That day has now arrived. Terrorism will find no welcome mat or place of refuge in the streets of America.

    • @Oh Shoot a RAT

      The cops didn’t have to let the man do what he wanted, and if they had tackled him like procedure tells them to, instead of following the man all the way around the car like idiots, then the situation would not have ended like that. 3 cops were there, yet all 3 failed to keep him from walking away.

    • @lawrence thornton

      It really doesn’t matter what his rap sheet says, because everyone is entitled to a court hearing. Our law does not state that if a guy isn’t a normal, good guy, that the police can take justice into their own hands and blow the man away. That is not the law, and these were incompetent policemen.

    • lawrence thornton | September 6, 2020 at 9:39 AM | Reply

      Riiiiiiigghtttt ok YAM

    • @lawrence thornton

      We should all be thankful the law doesn’t grant every cop with a badge the right to decide our human worth right there on the spot, and that if he’s feeling a little cranky that day, he can just execute us in the street, to save the taxpayers a few bucks.

    • Jacob Blake has a criminal record and kept resisting arrest. Jacob is not innocent. They need to show it from another angle. Its on officer tatuum YouTube, check it out.

  18. Terrace Steven Kennedy | August 30, 2020 at 5:53 PM | Reply

    He should have gave up his actions put his own children at risk.

  19. This man had a warrant for felony third degree sexual assault , criminal trespass, domestic abuse and disorderly conduct. He had previously had 3 counts of failure to pay child support. It’s all on Wisconsin Circuit Court Access. A soon to be felon probably going to prison along with numerous earlier accounts of failure to support his family. Who is kidding who. Media try to make him out a normal guy who loved his family. A total criminal. That never gets brought up and yet idiots are burning our cities up and thieving and looting because this was a “good guy”. Yeah right.

  20. They also forgot to say that he said that he was going to shoot the cops

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