Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake Identified As Rusten Sheskey
The attorney general said he will be releasing the name of the other officer "soon."
August 26, 2020 at 3:37 pm
Update (August 27, 2020): Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul identified Rusten Sheskey as the officer who fired multiple shots at Jacob Blake while his three children watched.
According to HuffPost, on Wednesday, Kaul said Sheskey was the only officer to fire his weapon, even though video from the incident shows other officers on the scene of the shooting.
The other officers have not been identified but photos appear to show that Sheskey is white. Kaul told the press that his office would be releasing the names of the other officers involved in the incident “soon.”
This is officer Rusten Sheskey. He is the one who shot Jacob Blake 7 times in his back.
We need to put his face all over social media. pic.twitter.com/PGieMMlzyd
— Hamdia Ahmed (@hamdia_ahmed) August 27, 2020
Original (August 26, 2020): The sister of Jacob Blake, Letetra Widman gave a moving speech after police shot her brother seven times in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday.
"When you say the name Jacob Blake, make sure you say father, make sure you say cousin, make sure you say son, make sure you say uncle, but most importantly, make sure you say, human. Human life," Widman said at a press conference on Tuesday. "Let it marinate in your mouth, in your minds. A human life."
1/This is Jacob Blake's sister Letetra Widman. Here is her powerful statement.
"I am my brother's keeper." pic.twitter.com/UM4kKzAbR1
— Maya Contreras (@mayatcontreras) August 25, 2020