Attorney says Jacob Blake’s handcuffs have been removed from hospital bed

Attorney says Jacob Blake’s handcuffs have been removed from hospital bed

Blake’s family says he’s paralyzed following being shot in the back Sunday by police officer

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BREAKING NEWS. THE GOVERNOR IS IN KENOSHA SPEAKING. >> BRING WATER, DO GREAT PAINTINGS AND TO SPRUCE UP THE AREA. IT GIVES ME GREAT HOPE THAT AT THE END OF THE DAY WHEN THIS IS OVERCOME OF THE PEOPLE OF KENOSHA ARE READY TO MAKE LIFE BETTER. THEY ARE ALREADY BEGINNING IN THAT PROCESS. I AM CONFIDENT ABOUT WHERE WE ARE GOING. BUT THE CONFIDENCE DOES NOT COME FROM MADISON OR WASHINGTON, D.C. IT COMES FROM THE GREAT PEOPLE THAT INHABIT THIS CITY. THEY HAVE A LOT OF PRIDE IN WHAT THEY HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DO IN THIS CITY. THEY OBVIOUSLY UNDERSTAND THERE IS A NEED TO MAKE SURE WE ARE IN A BETTER PLACE RACIALLY. BUT THEY ARE READY TO ROLL UP THEIR SLEEVES AND ARE DOING IT AS WE SPEAK. I COULD NOT BE MORE PROUD OF THAT EFFORT ON THEIR PART. I WILL TURN IT OVER TO THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AND GENERAL KNAPP, AND WE WILL TAKE QUESTIONS. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR? >> EXCUSE ME. LOOSEN THIS UP. THANKS SO MUCH. I AM LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MANDELA BARNES. I WANT TO THANK YOU ALL FOR BEING HERE AND ENGAGING IN THIS CONVERSATIONAFTER BEING SHOT SEV THE BACK. ALTHOUGH THERE IS A LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY, WE NEED TO ACKNOWLEDGE THIS IS NOTHING SHORT OF A MIRACLE. TODAY, GOVERNOR EVERS AND I HAD A CHANCE TO TALK TO HIS FAMILY. WE SPOKE WITH LEADERS HERE IN KENOSHA. I HAD A COUPLE PHONE CALLS TODAY. WE MET WITH SOME LOCAL OFFICIALS AND VISITED A COUPLE BUSINESSES. IT WAS IMPORTANT TO DO THAT BECAUSE IN THE WAKE OF IT ALL, WE SEE COMMUNITY ACTUALLY BEING BUILT. IT IS OUT OF SOME OF THE MOST DEVASTATING CIRCUMSTANCES THAT WE OFTEN SEE COMMUNITIES BUILT MORE HOLISTICALLY AND IN A MORE INCLUSIVE WAY, IN WAYS THAT TRADITIONALLY HAVE NOT HAPPENED BEFORE. WHEN WE HAVE COMMUNITY BUILDING THAT IS NOT INCLUSIVE, YOU END UP WITH THE SITUATIONS THAT WE ARE DEALING WITH NOW. BUT AS THE GOVERNOR SAID, DCI’S INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING, BUT WE DON’T NEED AN INVESTIGATION TO KNOW THE SHOOTING FALLS AND A LONG AND PAINFUL PATTERN OF VIOLENCE. THIS IS A PATTERN OF VIOLENCE THAT HAPPENS AGAINST BLACK LIVES MATTER OFTEN ACROSS THIS COUNTRY. WE SAW EVEN MORE GUN VIOLENCE UNFOLD TUESDAY NIGHT, WHEN TWO PROTESTERS WERE TRAGICALLY KILLED AND ONE OTHER INJURED BY GUNSHOTS. SOMEONE WHO WAS NOT LOOKING TO KEEP PEACE, AN OUTSIDE AGITATOR, SOMEONE WHO CAME IN FROM ILLINOIS WITH A LONG RIFLE, ABLE TO WALK THE STREETS FREELY, LIKE THAT IS SOMETHING NORMAL WE SHOULD COME TO EXPECT. THAT IS NOT ANYTHING NORMAL AND WE SHOULD NOT ACCEPT IT BECAUSE WHAT DO YOU THINK IS GOING TO HAPPEN IF YOU HAVE AGITATED MEN WITH A LONG GUN WALKING DOWN THE STREETS, THINKING HE IS SOME SORT OF PEACEKEEPER? THAT BEHAVIOR SHOULD NOT BE ENABLED, EITHER. WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH THE DEVASTATING RESULTS OF THAT. WE SAW THAT HAPPEN IN LOUISVILLE ALREADY. HE SAW IT HAPPEN IN CHARLOTTESVILLE. HEATHER HEYER WAS KILLED. NOW KENSHA, WISCONSIN, IS ALSO HOME TO THAT SORT OF TRAGIC SCENE. WE HAVE TO NOT EVER WANT TO SEE THAT HAPPEN AGAIN. I SAY WE HAVE TO WANT BECAUSE WE TRULY HAVE TO HAVE THAT DESIRE. WE HAVE TO WORK TOWARDS THAT NOT BECOMING THE REALITY OF OUR STATE. TO SEE THAT NEWS, THE FIRST THING I WOKE UP TO YOU OR THE TEXT I WOKE UP TO, IT WAS A FRIEND OF MINE WHO SAID SHE WAS STRUGGLING WITH DEALING WITH IT. I DIDN’T EVEN KNOW WHAT SHE WAS TALKING ABOUT. BUT THAT WAS THE NEWS THAT I WOKE UP TO. IT WAS THE NEWS SO MANY OTHER PEOPLE WOKE UP TO, A COMMUNITY ALREADY STILL REELING FROM A TRAGEDY. OUR BROADER WISCONSIN COMMUNITY CONTINUES TO REEL FROM THIS TRAGEDY. PEOPLE PROTESTING AGAINST SYSTEMIC INJUSTICE AND VIOLENCE, PEOPLE ARE OUT THERE BECAUSE THEY WANT TO CORRECT THE MISTAKES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE OVER TIME. MANY MISTAKES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE BEFORE MOST IF NOT EVERY PROTESTER WAS EVEN BORN. IF WE FAIL TO CORRECT THOSE MISTAKES, THE PROBLEMS WE DEAL WITH GOING FORWARD ARE GOING TO BE NOTHING — EXCUSE ME, WHAT WE ARE DEALING WITH WILL BE NOTHING COMPARED TO WHAT WE WILL DEAL WITH DOWN THE LINE. PEOPLE NEED TO BE ABLE TO DO SO WITHOUT FEAR FOR THEIR OWN LIVES. THERE WAS NEWS ABOUT TRAGEDY IN KENOSHA. WE CANNOT AFFORD FOR THAT TO CHANGE. THAT MEANS LEADERS AT EVERY LEVEL, ELECTED LEADERS, FAITH LEADERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, EVERYBODY HAS TO RECOGNIZE THE PAIN OF THOSE WHO ARE PROTESTING AND HAVE TO DO EVERYTHING IN THEIR POWER TO WORK TO CALL OUT — BUT NOT JUST CALL OUT. IF YOU HAVE THE POWER TO DO MORE THAN CALL OUT, YOU SHOULD DO MORE THAN CALL IT OUT. YOU SHOULD DO WHAT YOU CAN TO END SYSTEMIC RACISM AND VIOLENCE THAT HAPPENS EVERY DAY IN THE CITY, THE STATE, THE COUNTRY, ALL OVER. WE HAVE TO BRING OUR COMMUNITIES TOGETHER, THE WAY YOU SEE IT HAPPENING DOWNTOWN RIGHT NOW. WE NEED TO COME TOGETHER AND REBUILD THOSE BROKEN SYSTEMS. BUT I DO BELIEVE WE CAN DO IT. I WOULD NOT BE SITTING HERE TALKING TO YOU TODAY IF THIS DID NOT JUST HAPPEN AFTER THE JACOB BLAKE INCIDENT. IT DID NOT JUST HAPPEN AFTER GEORGE FLOYD. THIS IS ONGOING. IT IS ONE OF THE REASONS WHY I DECIDED TO RUN FOR OFFICE, BECAUSE I BELIEVE BETTER IS POSSIBLE. I HOPE EVERYONE IN THIS ROOM ALSO BELIEVES WE CAN DO MORE BECAUSE WE ALL HAVE A ROLE TO PLAY. MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA AS WELL. YOU HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO REPORT THE FACTS, REPORT THE TRUTH, AND MAKE SURE PEOPLE ARE EDUCATED, AND MAKE SURE THINGS ARE NOT SWEPT UNDER THE RUG, MAKE SURE THINGS ARE NOT HIDDEN UNDER A CLOAK OF SECRECY, ESPECIALLY AS MORE INSTITUTIONS CONTINUE TO DAMAGE COMMUNITIES. WE ALL DESERVE MORE. WE ALL WANT MORE. I KNOW KENOSHA AND WISCONSIN WILL GET THROUGH THIS, BUT THE ONLY WAY WE GET THROUGH THIS IS IF WE GET THROUGH IT TOGETHER. THIS CITY AND STATE WILL ENDURE. WITH THAT SAID, I WILL HAND IT OVER TO THE GENERAL. >> GOOD EVENING. I AM MAJO GENERAL KNAPP, GENERAL FOR THE NATIONAL GUARD. TO GIVE YOU AN UPDATE ON OUR MISSION, THE NATIONAL GUARD CONTINUES TO SERVE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT HERE IN KENOSHA. BOTTOM LINE IS SIMILAR TO WHAT I MENTIONED EARLIER TODAY WHEN I TALKED TO MANY OF YOU. WE ARE HERE TO PRESERVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND THE ABILITY OF INDIVIDUALS TO EXERCISE THEIR FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS TO PEACEFULLY DEMONSTRATE. THAT IS THE BOTTOM LINE FO THE NATIONAL GUARD. I THINK WE CAN DO BETTER, AND WE ARE HERE TO ENSURE THERE IS AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE WE CAN DO BETTER. BY THE DIRECTION OF THE GOVERNOR, WE ARE BRINGING IN ADDITIONAL GUARD MEMBERS, SERVICEMEMBERS FROM OTHER STATES. AS I MENTIONED EARLIER, THE STATES OF ALABAMA, MICHIGAN, AND ARIZONA HAVE OFFERED TO SEND THEIR SERVICEMEMBERS, THEIR GUARD MEMBERS TO WISCONSIN TO ASSIST IN KEEPING THE PEACE AND KEEPING PUBLIC SAFETY. I WANT TO PERSONALLY THANK THOSE STATES FOR SENDING THEIR SERVICEMEMBERS HERE TO KENOSHA, WISCONSIN. I ALSO WANT TO REITERATE THAT WHETHER IT IS GUARD MEMBERS COMING IN FROM OTHER STATES OR THE NATIONAL GUARD EAR, WE ARE NOT FEDERALIZED. WE ARE ON ACTIVE DUTY. WE ARE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF OUR COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF GOVERNOR EVERS. WE ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO CONTINUE THIS IMPORTANT MISSION IN WISCONSIN TO HELP THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES KEEP PEOPLE SAFE. I WANT TO THANK THE SUPPORTING STATES, LAW-ENFORCEMENT, LOCAL LEADERS, AND THE COMMUNITY FURTHER YOUR UNDERSTANDING ASHLEY COMMUNITY FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND COMING — FOR THE COMMUNITY FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING IN A COMING TOGETHER AND MAKING KENOSHA A PLACE PEOPLE WANT TO COME. THANK YOU. >> WITH THAT, WE WILL ENTERTAIN ANY QUESTIONS. REPORTER: SOME ARE REPORTING THAT JACOB BLAKE’S [INDISCERNIBLE] >> YES. I WOULD HAVE NO PERSONAL UNDERSTANDING WHY THAT WOULD BE NECESSARY. CERTAINLY HE HAS PAID A HORRIFIC PRICE ALREADY, SEVEN OR EIGHT TIMES IN THE BACK. I CAN’T IMAGINE WHY THAT IS HAPPENING, AND I WOULD HOPE THAT WE WOULD BE ABLE TO FIND A BETTER WAY TO HAVE HIM GET BETTER, HAVE HIM RECOVER. THAT SEEMS COUNTERINTUITIVE. I WOULD SAY THAT SEEMS TO BE BAD RESTRAINT. >> THERE IS A VIDEO CIRCULATING, WHAT APPEARS TO BE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS ON TUESDAY NIGHT THANKING THE TEENAGER WHO ENDED UP BEING THE SHOOTER THAT NIGHT, THANKING HIM, HANDING HIM A BOTTLE OF WATER. MY QUESTION TO YOU IS, WHAT IS YOUR REACTION TO THAT? WHAT AUTHORITY DO YOU HAVE TO LOOK INTO THAT? >> I SAW THE SAME THING AND I WAS CONCERNED. THE OVERRIDING ANSWER IS I WOULD LIKE TO JUST INVITE ALL THOSE PEOPLE — I WOULD LIKE TO DISINVITE ALL THOSE PEOPLE RUNNING AROUND WITH LONG GUNS FOR NO REASON. STAY HOME. I GREW UP IN THE VIETNAM WAR ERA, AND THERE WAS NOTHING MORE IMPORTANT THAN FREEDOM OF SPEECH . I LIVE THAT EVERYDAY AS GOVERNOR. IT IS SO IMPORTANT TO HAVE FREEDOM OF SPEECH. WHEN YOU HAVE OUTSIDE PEOPLE PRIMARILY, I AM PRETTY SURE THAT , RUNNING AROUND WITH LONG GUNS, SOME OF THEM WANT TO BE POLICEMEN, SOME ANTI-POLICE. IT IS A RECIPE FOR DISASTER. AND IT IS A RECIPE FOR US TO MARGINALIZE THAT FREEDOM OF SPEECH THAT WE ALL VALUE SO MUCH. AS FAR AS WHAT I CAN DO ABOUT THAT, I DON’T KNOW IF THAT WAS A SHERIFF’S EMPLOYEE OR A CITY EMPLOYEE. I DON’T KNOW THAT, BUT I WOULD HOPE THAT PERSON WOULD BE PROVIDED SOME CORRECTIVE ACTION AND SUGGESTIONS. >> IF I COULD CHIME IN, THAT IS WHAT I WAS GETTING AT WHEN I SAID THAT IS NOT NORMAL BEHAVIOR. THESE PEOPLE ARE NOT HERE AS AUXILIARY OFFICERS. THE POLICE HAVE ALL THE SUPPORT THEY NEED FROM THE NATIONAL GUARD. IF IT IS THE CASE THAT THIS SORT OF PERSON IS BEING CELEBRATED AS A VIGILANTE, AS A MILITIAMAN, THAT ITHAT SHOULD NEVER HAPPEN. I APOLOGIZE. THAT IS SOMETHING THAT IS COMPLETELY HORRIFYING. IF THIS IN FACT — IF THESE ARMED MEN WHO HAVE NO CONNECTION TO EVEN THIS STATE. THINK OF HOW RIDICULOUS THAT IS. WHO WAS HE ACCOUNTABLE TO? NOBODY. FOR HIM TO BE ABLE TO SHOOT SOMEBODY AND STILL WALK AWAY FROM THE SCENE. THEY TALK ABOUT FINDING A KNIFE INSIDE OF THE CAR, NOT EVEN ON JACOB BLAKE’S PERSON, BUT THIS GUY IS TIRING AROUND A LONG GUN AND KILL SOMEBODY, IS ABLE TO GET BACK HOME TO ILLINOIS, WE HAVE A MUCH BIGGER PROBLEM ON OUR HANDS. >> THIS IS FOR YOU AND THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR. IT IS ENCOURAGING TO HEAR YOU ARE UPSET BY WHAT IS HAPPENING HERE IN KENOSHA. BUT A LOT OF OUR VIEWERS ARE DEMANDING CHANGE. THAT CHANGE NEEDS TO COME FROM THE TOP DOWN. WHAT SPECIFICALLY ARE YOU GOING TO DO TO MAKE SURE THIS DOESN’T HAPPEN AGAIN? >> ABSOLUTELY. THIS IS CRITICALLY IMPORTANT. THE PREVIOUS PROTESTS ACROSS THE STATE OF WISCONSIN ARE EVIDENCE THAT WE CANNOT — WE HAVE GOT 400 YEARS OF SYSTEMIC RACISM IN THIS COUNTRY. IF WE DON’T DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT, WE WILL BE REPEATING KENOSHA IN CITIES ACROSS OUR COUNTRY AND STATE. WE NEED A START, AND THAT IS WHY I ASKED THE LEGISLATURE TO A PUBLIC SESSION NEXT WEEK TO TALK ABOUT POLICING REFORM BILLS THAT HAVE BIPARTISAN SUPPORT ALREADY. THAT WOULD AT LEAST SHOW THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE THAT WE HAVE SOME INTEREST IN THIS TOPIC. I AM HOPEFUL THAT THE REPUBLICANS CAN FIND THE WHEREWITHAL TO COME TO MADISON FOR THE DAY, AND WE WILL ACCOMMODATE THEM THE BEST WAY WE CAN. IT IS A START. WE HAVE TO SHOW THE PEOPLE THAT THE POLITICAL LEADERSHIP IN THIS STATE CARES ABOUT THIS ISSUE. THIS IS A SIMPLE WAY TO DO IT. I AM COUNTING ON THE REPUBLICANS TO SHOW UP ON MONDAY, TAKE UP THOSE BILLS, DEBATE THEM, MAKE THEM BETTER, WHATEVER. BUT THEY HAVE TO SHOW AN INTEREST OTHER THAN STANDING BACK AND SAYING NOTHING. >> LEADERSHIP DOES START AT THE TOP, AND THE GOVERNOR INTRODUCED THIS PACKAGE OF BILLS TWO MONTHS AGO. THE LEGISLATURE HAS NOT MET IN FOUR MONTHS. I HOPE YOU ARE ASKING THE SAME QUESTIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE. >> DO YOU HAVE ANY INDICATION AS TO WHO THE PEOPLE ARE WITH LONG GUNS? ARE THEY MEMBERS OF MILITIA? HAVE YOU BEEN GIVEN ANY DETAILS? DO YOU KNOW WHETHER OR NOT THE 17-YEAR-OLD IS CHARGED IN TWO MURDERS OR ONLY IN ONE? >> CERTAINLY BEING STATE OFFICIALS AND NOT INVOLVED WITH CHARGING ISSUES, ALL I KNOW I THE ANGUISH AND THE PAIN IN THE CITY, YOU CAN FEEL IT. YOU CAN FEEL IT AS PEOPLE WERE CLEANING UP TODAY, DOING THE PAINTINGS, AND THOSE THOUSANDS OF VOLUNTEERS. AT THE END OF THE DAY, WE HAVE TO DO BETTER. THERE IS PAIN AND ANGUISH BECAUSE OF AN INCIDENT THAT SHOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED IN THIS STATE OR IN KENOSHA. WE HAVE TO MAKE SURE THAT WE DO BETTER. TO ANSWER SPECIFIC QUESTIONS ABOUT CHARGING, THAT IS SOMETHING FOR THE AUTHORITIES TO TAKE ON. >> LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, CAN YOU ANSWER THE QUESTION ALSO ABOUT MILITIAS? I THINK YOU ALL HAVE BEEN TOLD. >> I HAVE NO IDEA. I ONLY KNOW WHAT I HAVE SEEN FROM THE VIDEO. YOU CAN MAKE THE CONCLUSION THAT HE IS SOME SORT OF VIGILANTE, A PERSON WHO THOUGHT HE WAS CLEANING UP THE MESS. THAT WAS THE ONLY THING I CAN SAY TO THAT. I DON’T KNOW FOR SURE, BUT IT IS SOMETHING WE SHOULD NOT EXPECT, NOTHING WE SHOULD ACCEPT AS NORMAL, AND IT IS RIDICULOUS BECAUSE YOU SEE THE OUTCOME OF THAT SORT OF BEHAVIOR. >> HAVE YOU HAD THE CHANCE TO SPEAK TO THE PRESIDENT ABOUT THE USE OF THE NATIONAL GUARD AND QUELLING THE TENSION AT ALL? >> I HAD THE CHANCE A FEW DAYS AGO TO SPEAK TO THE PRESIDENT AND MARK MEADOWS BOTH. THEY HAD CALLED AND REACHED OUT TO ME. WHAT I DID WAS EXPLAIN WHAT WE HAD DONE. WE HAD ALREADY CALLED IN THE NATIONAL GUARD AND WE WERE ALREADY EXPANDING THE FOOTPRINT OF THE NATIONAL GUARD, AND OUR GENERAL WAS ALREADY BEING HELPFUL AND LOOKING OUT TO OTHER STATES TO GET SOME HELP SO WE HAVE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF SUPPORT FOR THE PEOPLE OF KENOSHA. WE HAVE MET EVERY BENCHMARK THAT THE PEOPLE OF KENOSHA HAVE ASKED US TO DO. THEY ASKED FOR X, WE PROVIDED X. Y, Z, WE HAVE PROVIDED EVERY SINGLE THING. THE CONVERSATION I HAD WITH MARK MEADOWS SUBSEQUENT TO THE PRESIDENT’S COMMENTS WAS, HE SAID — FIRST OF ALL, THEY ASKED IF WE WANTED HOMELAND SECURITY HERE, AND I SAID NO. THEY ASKED ABOUT NATIONAL GUARD ASSETS. I SAID, I WILL TELL YOU WHAT, OUR GENERAL WAS ALREADY TALKING TO OTHER STATES. WHY DON’T YOU JUST PROVIDE THE INFORMATION TO HIM SO HE CAN FIGURE IT OUT? THE ANSWER WAS YES, IT DOES SEEM TO BE THAT WE DO NOT WANT TO BE CROSS PURPOSES OR DUPLICATING OR HAVING SEVERAL CONVERSATIONS. THE FACT OF THE MATTER IS THE

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Attorney says Jacob Blake’s handcuffs have been removed from hospital bed

Blake’s family says he’s paralyzed following being shot in the back Sunday by police officer

Video above: Wisconsin officials hold news conference from KenoshaJacob Blake’s attorney told sister station WISN that the felony warrant against Blake has just been vacated, handcuffs removed in his hospital bed and the deputies have left his room at Froedtert Hospital in Wisconsin. On Thursday, Blake’s father told the Chicago Sun-Times, “He can’t go anywhere. Why do you have him cuffed to the bed.”Blake’s family said he’s paralyzed after a police officer shot him in the back Sunday. The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office told The Associated Press that all hospitalized patients in police custody are restrained unless undergoing medical procedures and that it’s working to “ensure a safe and humane environment for Mr. Blake.”A reporter asked Gov. Tony Evers about the handcuffs Thursday during a news conference. “The Sun-Times is reporting that Jacob Blake is handcuffed to his hospital bed. Does that concern you?” the reporter asked. “Hell, yes. I would have no personal understanding why that would be necessary. Certainly, he’s paid a horrific price already being shot seven or eight times in the back. I can’t imagine why that’s happening,” Evers said. The state continues to investigate the shooting.

Video above: Wisconsin officials hold news conference from Kenosha

Jacob Blake’s attorney told sister station WISN that the felony warrant against Blake has just been vacated, handcuffs removed in his hospital bed and the deputies have left his room at Froedtert Hospital in Wisconsin.

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On Thursday, Blake’s father told the Chicago Sun-Times, “He can’t go anywhere. Why do you have him cuffed to the bed.”

Blake’s family said he’s paralyzed after a police officer shot him in the back Sunday.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office told The Associated Press that all hospitalized patients in police custody are restrained unless undergoing medical procedures and that it’s working to “ensure a safe and humane environment for Mr. Blake.”

A reporter asked Gov. Tony Evers about the handcuffs Thursday during a news conference.

“The Sun-Times is reporting that Jacob Blake is handcuffed to his hospital bed. Does that concern you?” the reporter asked.

“Hell, yes. I would have no personal understanding why that would be necessary. Certainly, he’s paid a horrific price already being shot seven or eight times in the back. I can’t imagine why that’s happening,” Evers said.

The state continues to investigate the shooting.

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