Jacob Blake, the black Wisconsin father shot seven times by a white police officer, said he immediately thought of his children as the gunshots rang out, believing he was about to see them for the last time.
Blake — who was left partially paralyzed in the Aug. 23 shooting that prompted protests in Kenosha and other cities calling for police reform — said he “kinda went limp” when Officer Rusten Sheskey opened fire as he responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at the home of Blake’s alleged victim in a prior sexual assault.
“And all I remember at that point was kinda leanin’ back, lookin’ at my boys,” Blake told “Good Morning America” in an interview Thursday. “I said, ‘Daddy love you, no matter what. I thought it was going to be the last thing I say to them. Thank God it wasn’t.”
Blake said two of his children witnessed the shooting, which led to no officers