17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse was arrested early Wednesday in his hometown and charged with six criminal counts in connection with shootings during Wisconsin protests; charges include first-degree reckless homicide, first-degree recklessly endangering safety and first-degree intentional homicide.
Six charges have been filed in Wisconsin against 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse including:
1)1st-Degree Reckless Homicide
2)1st-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety.
3)1st-Degree Intentional Homicide
4) Attempt 1st-Degree Intentional Homicide
5)1st-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety 6) Possession Dangerous Weapon (Misd.)
17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse was in the area protecting a local business with a few others. He was seen earlier on helping protesters with medical needs and was also seen cleaning off graffiti.
During the chaos in the night, Rittenhouse was pursued by a violent group. Video shows an unknown gunman firing into the air first, though it’s unclear why. The weapon’s muzzle flash appears in footage filmed at the scene.
This was confirmed by NYT reporter Christiaan Triebert:
Rittenhouse turns toward the sound of gunfire as someone lunges toward him from the same direction. defending himself from the attack, Mr. Rittenhouse then fires four times, and appears to shoot the man in the head.
Who turned out to be this guy:
The 3 shot (2 killed) in #Kenosha, Wisc. at the BLM riot have been identified.— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) August 27, 2020
Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, was the first one killed. Video allegedly shows him chasing teen shooter & throwing something at him. Rosenbaum was a registered sex offender for a sex crime involving a minor. pic.twitter.com/up1VgDyrgZ
In another video, Mr. Rittenhouse seems to then make a phone call and then flees the scene as several people chase him, some shouting, “That’s the shooter!”
As Mr. Rittenhouse is running, he is hit in the back of the head by one of the mob and as Mr. Rittenhouse is trying to get away, another attacker hits him again causing the 17-year-old to stumble and fall to the ground. He fires four shots as three people rush toward him. One person appears to be hit in the chest and falls to the ground. Another, who is carrying a handgun, is hit in the arm and runs away.
While fleeing from the scene, Rittenhouse is again chased by several people. He trips and falls to the ground and fires four shots as three people rush him. One person appears to be hit in the chest, while another, who is carrying a handgun, is hit in the arm. pic.twitter.com/wy0T26UmkR— Christiaan Triebert (@trbrtc) August 27, 2020
New York Times reports that Mr. Rittenhouse’s gunfire is mixed in with the sound of at least 16 other gunshots that ring out during this time.
After the shootings, local officials announced a 7 p.m. curfew would continue until Sunday. And Wisconsin’s governor, Tony Evers, said he was sending hundreds more members of the state’s National Guard to Kenosha.
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