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Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump Releases Statement On Jacob Blake Being Handcuffed To A Hospital Bed

The 29-year-old is paralyzed from the waist down.

After yesterday’s report that Jacob Blake has been handcuffed to his hospital bed, Blake’s attorney, Benjamin Crump, has released a statement.

Allegedly, the 29-year-old father of three, who was paralyzed after being shot 7 times in the back by police, was handcuffed due to outstanding warrants.

In a press release, Crump stated, “We have learned today that the warrants for Jacob Blake were vacated, although the charges against him are still pending.”

He continued, “Fortunately, a man who is paralyzed and fighting for his life after being shot seven times in the back, will no longer have to deal with the pain of having his ankles and wrist shackled and the traumatic stress of being under armed guard.”

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At a Thursday evening press conference, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers was asked about the father of six being handcuffed, saying, “I would have no personal understanding why that would be necessary. Certainly he’s paid a horrific price already, being seven or eight times in the back, so I can’t…

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