The 29-year-old is reported to be paralyzed from the waist down following the police shooting which has sparked mass protests and riots.
Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said his office is investigating a group of men with guns who reportedly opened fire on protesters near a gas station.
Videos posted to social media show heated protests against police brutality and racial injustice sparked by the shooting of Jacob Blake continued for a third night in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Tuesday.
Attorney Patrick Salvi said that the civil lawsuit against the Kenosha Police Department would "hold the wrongdoers accountable" in the Sunday shooting of Jacob Blake.
"What we have seen play out over the last two nights and many nights this year is the pain, anguish, and exhaustion of being Black in our state and country," Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers said.
Head coach Matt Patricia told reporters that the NFL team had a long discussion about Blake's shooting, and said, "I just give credit to our players for being open and caring for each other and loving each other enough to have that conversation."
Data from Mapping Police Violence reveals police in the U.S. have killed 751 people so far in 2020.
Several new videos show armed Kenosha, Wisconsin residents, protecting local businesses from rioters, amid mass protests following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
A video livestreamed by an activist on the protest march showed shots being fired outside a home in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
"What you guys don't understand is that people have their lives in these businesses," the self-described local business owner told protesters in the Wisconsin city.
Kenosha, Wisconsin, officers fired at least seven shots at Blake, 29, while his back was turned.
Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, remains in hospital after being shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday.
There has been a second night of protests and clashes with police following the shooting of 29-year-old Black man Jacob Blake.
The city in Wisconsin has become the latest flashpoint for unrest after a video circulated online showing Kenosha Police shooting Blake, a Black man, in the back.
"We will not excuse the actions of the Kenosha Police department," read a tweet from Jacob Blake's cousin, "but his mother asks everyone to please remain peaceful."
The Wisconsin governor on Monday called for a special session of the state legislature to discuss accountability and transparency among local law enforcement.
Prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump has been retained by the family of Jacob Blake, who is fighting for his life after being shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Blake, 29, is in hospital in a serious condition after being shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
A debate around the sharing of such videos has been reignited following the shooting of Jacob Blake.
Prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump said Blake's children "will be traumatized forever" after watching police shoot their father.
In a video circulating on social media, an officer is seen firing his gun at Blake as he leans into a vehicle.