Wisconsin teen who shot and killed his attackers faces with criminal charges
A participant in a recent viral video in Wisconsin, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse is indicted in six criminal counts, says a court documents. During the riots, a mob of previously convicted criminals attacked Rittenhouse, who was armed with an AR-15 rifle at the time. As a result, two of the attackers died on the spot and another was seriously wounded.
Under current Wisconsin law, if a teenager is proven guilty on a first-degree murder charge, Rittenhouse will spend the rest of his life in prison.
According to the investigation, Kyle Rittenhouse is a resident of Illinois, where he is currently in custody. Detectives are thoroughly investigating his social media. The Kenosha authorities have already sent a formal extradition request to Kenosha for further investigation and trial.
This is Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, an Illinois resident who was just charged with first-degree murder of two people last night in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This teen, whose social media history is full of misogyny and white supremacy, had easy access to an AR-15.— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) August 26, 2020
36-year-old Joseph Rosenbaum and 26-year-old Anthony Huber sustained fatal bullet wounds while trying to disarm a teenager and attacking him with a skateboard. Gaige Grosskreutz, 26, was wounded in the arm.
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