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Jacob Blake was shot by Wisconsin police responding to a domestic incident, according to the Kenosha Police Department.
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  1. 00:22 very important paragraph. The police see a violent felon resisting arrest, reaching into his vehicle. His back was facing one of the officers while he did this, so yes, he was probably shot in the back. Was he reaching for a gun? Maybe, maybe not. Did officers have any reason to believe he had a gun in the vehicle? Yes, violent felons often have firearms in their car illegally, because violent felons don’t follow gun laws.

    Was the shooting justified? No one knows yet, so stop being so quick to judge. Once the FULL body cam footage is released, including everything that led up to the confrontation (unlike in the george floyd case, where they intentionally only released the videos that made the officers look horrible) we’ll be able to make a judgement.

  2. Another delinquent high on drugs, refusing to comply that we are going to be sold as a hero.

    • charl99ie We don’t have all the facts.

    • @Onti O maybe, and maybe he actually even felt threatened, but why does those kind of things rarely happen to the police in Germany or in Sweden?? Because when they feel threatened their first reaction isn’t to shoot.

    • charl99ie Maybe the decision to shoot was made when the guy with the knife attempted to get in the car with kids in it?

    • @Onti O Well as you say, we don’t have the facts, but what we do know is those were his kids and that he was there “to de-escelate a domestic incident” . If he had a knife on him is still unclear but even in that case the police could have taken other actions to stop him. And you know what the worst is? If this incident was happening in germany almost no one would be questioning the police, because we trust that our forces use their gun as last resource and that if they broke the law they get a fair judgment in front of a court. Its just truly baffles me how the police in US managed to create this horrible image of themselves and all the things they must have done for people to react like this

    • @charl99ie The guy was required by a sex offence, had resisted arrest before with a gun under his seat, had been tasered, Police had their guns out because the situation clearly required, he told them he was going to his car to get a gun, in US anybody can own a gun, in any place of the world that guy would have been shot, you can’t have Mickey mouse Police, who ever wants to argue about 7 shots then they are right, Police tells you to stop, taser you and then draw their guns, common sense tells you to comply, we can’t have people without basic boundaries or common sense based on race, he also was high on drugs and should not be picking up and wanting to take his 3 kids driving and high on drugs, so if he would not have got arrested you will need to open the doors of prison and let everyone out. Law, order and boundaries are for everyone, full period. In Africa he would have been shot first hand. Excuses to continue with no boundaries looting, torching and do whatever they want, none of these guys have a freaking job to support their families.

  3. The Sad Plague | August 25, 2020 at 12:09 AM | Reply

    Yeah see what happens when you let riots continue, they just keep coming back and think nothing will happen to them. Rioters need to be locked up.

  4. Show the whole video

    • @MA X No that’s the same clipped video. The other angles show him getting tased then continuing to wrestle with cops. Then he gets up with a knife, the cops pull their guns, he strolls to the car and reaches to the floor.

      Knife is confirmed by the cameraman, cops and even the video itself you can hear “drop the knife” 3 times. It also makes sense. The other angle shows all 4 of them stop wrestling instantly (when he pulls the knife).

    • go to CGTN America

    • Cebile Sibiya | August 26, 2020 at 6:26 AM | Reply

      @LegendLength tease him so more… shooting should be the last option and if you can confirm a gun, than shoot away..I truly believe that the police in America struggle to see that they have so many options… option 1, is asking the lady for the car keys as he go to the car and just lock it… since there is so many of them.. one check their surrounding while assessing the situation…The children in the car saw this guy being SHOT AT! Don’t you care about that?
      They could have divided.. one comes behind the car, and one at his back ….I mean we can do this the whole day, counting options before shooting at someone…

    • @Cebile Sibiya They didn’t do anything until he reached to the floor. There’s only one single possible reason to do that when 4 guns are on you. Absolutely, positively no other reason.

  5. Don’t put yourself in that situation in the first place.. obey the cop and move on with your day.

  6. Can’t wait to see full clip was so disappointed when I saw what really was going on with the George Floyd incident

    • Harrison Bunis | August 29, 2020 at 12:17 AM | Reply

      @Ivan Diaz Resisting arrest isnt justified for killing someone.

    • Ivan Diaz Of course you point out the corrupt autopsy report. When the family investigated the incident themselves. The TWO coroner’s found the cause of death was asphyxiation. How hard is it to see that the police will do anything to protect their own. They even tried to say he had drugs in his system to discredit the idea that they killed him. That’s just disgusting and racist if you ask me.

    • @Cristian Gomez he was saying he cant breath before they pulled him out of the car. Im not saying that the cop was in the right or he should be punished. But I do honestly feel that the cop wasn’t trying to puropsly kill george because the cops a racist. When i watch the full video it looks like the cops had him down like that because he was very erratic and they were trying to calm hime down. But people believe what they want now a days. Some say Kyle is a bad guy and all these criminals are good guys. Its biblical. The left hates god loves hate and division. They aldo like starting fires and spreading lies. They are sheep fed by CNN. Liberal lezbians

    • ASONA GOD Of course he wasn’t purposefully trying to kill him. But come on would you knee on a mans neck for fucks sake. He deserves a sentence because he contributed in a mans death. Also Everyone is So quick to bash the media when they get fed the same exact bullshit. It’s honestly ironic because biased individuals are fighting biased individuals regardless of left or right.

  7. The Lighthouse | August 25, 2020 at 4:06 AM | Reply

    Question is… How do you keep walking away with police clearly pointing guns at you.?

    • @Mr. D. things will go smoothly?!? Tell that to the dozens of people who have been released from death row upon exoneration by DNA evidence, after wasting most of their life rotting in solitary… let alone the tens or hundreds of thousands who have “just” been imprisoned and raped for crimes they didnt commit.

    • Fernando Ferraz | September 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM | Reply

      How would u know he is unarmed in a country where anyone can have a gun? Anyone can easilly put a gun on the waist and pull it in less than a second and shoot u. . So…. In a country where anyone can have a gun, everyone is armed until proven otherwise.

    • Rachel friedman | September 2, 2020 at 11:39 PM | Reply

      danny102m no he did not

    • MrYorick271 exactly

    • @Fernando Ferraz same in canada or czechia or here in switzerland. Or theoretically even in Japan or the UK. Everyone COULD have a gun.

      That doesnt mean you can treat everyone like they not only definetly have a gun, but are also definetly going to attack you with it and are also definetly going to be a better shot than you, and also definetly going to hit you in a lethal way despite your body armor and colleagues around. Because that is the ridiculous chain of assumptions US cops keep making. Which leads to them constantly killing innocent or barely criminal people.

  8. Whenever multiple cops have weapons drawn on me, I always disregard their commands and reach into my vehicle for something.

    • Suicide by cop

    • Bad move on both they coulda just detained him but instead followed him and let him open his door then shot him if they just tackled him or something to get him coulda just avoided shooting and the dude shouldn’t of walked over there and opened it either could grab a gun or something you never know so they both could of defused the situation

    • @YungPerc the problem is, they already just fought him on the ground and tried to tase him. There isn’t a need to defuse the situation, if he would have just complied. He had warrants for his arrest; why fight the cops in the first place?

    • Domenic Napoli | August 29, 2020 at 1:58 PM | Reply

      @Brutelizer C what would you do if you were in the cops position?

    • I like to slip my hand under my jacket 👍

  9. Hit accidentally pressed “Y” next to his car while dealing with the cops.

  10. He’s just going to take his mask😷

  11. Very few news outlets are showing him fighting with the cops in the beginning of the altercation…

    • Ownerthekpwner | August 28, 2020 at 12:28 AM | Reply

      @Nickolas Gaspar as for your stupid comment, if someone refuses to be arrested and then reaches for a knife in a car, then the job of the police is to eliminate the threat.

    • Nickolas Gaspar | August 28, 2020 at 2:23 AM | Reply

      @Ownerthekpwner focus on the syllogism and the content not the grammar. It will help you become more rational and improve your arguments.

    • Nickolas Gaspar | August 28, 2020 at 2:27 AM | Reply

      @Ownerthekpwner as for your second comment..it is equaly stupid. Maybe in ugabuga-US the penalty of resisting arrest is death…not in the rest civilized world….educate your self.

    • @Nickolas Gaspar So if you are this cop, what would you do in this situation?
      Wait and see what kind of weapon he has in his car?
      Son, either you are extremely stupid, or just dishonest, but i dare to assume you are both.

    • Nickolas Gaspar | September 5, 2020 at 1:18 PM | Reply

      @MMA Mama First I will agree with your public self-critique.
      Now, if I was a cop , I would do what cops do in the rest civilized world (Europe). With the other two officers I would arrest him and THEN check if he had any weapons in his car.
      You can not shoot someone while trying to get away from you.(again this is not what cops do in civilized countries ).
      Cops job is to arrest people if they think they pose a threat to the society or themselves…not to punish them. You don’t let them get in their car and use that as an excuse to empty your gun on their back.
      something is seriously wrong with you Americans mate…..common sense is not part of your reasoning.

  12. Andrew Wiggin | August 25, 2020 at 6:32 PM | Reply

    Seems like he wanted to be a martyr

  13. “A beautiful sight to behold” Nancy Pelosi. 🙂

  14. The first thing I do when police have their guns drawn is ignore them while reaching in my car! Great move Einstein.

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  16. King Delamuela | August 26, 2020 at 5:25 PM | Reply

    SHOW THE FULL VIDEO. Stop editing with scary music 🎼 this is not a TV SHOW 🤦🏾‍♂️

  17. weirdo whacky | August 27, 2020 at 9:24 AM | Reply

    When police point a gun at you, first thing comes into your mind is go back to your car🤷‍♂️

  18. Not his fault. I also mis-pressed Quick Draw a lot of times in Red dead redemption

  19. They didn’t tackle him because he had a knife. They shot him because he was reaching for weapons.

  20. Hmmmmm…..they are protesting this? They drew weapons for a reason and he walked away, resisting. What did he need so bad in the car? Stop resisting. These episodes will stop.

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