December 5, 2021

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Rittenhouse jury reaches a verdict: NOT GUILTY ON ALL COUNTS

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Jury finds Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty on all counts.

Rittenhouse jury has reached a verdict.

Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, is on trial for killing two men and wounding a third while defending himself with a rifle during a turbulent night of protests that erupted in Kenosha.

The verdict:

Jury finds Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty on all counts.

Count 1: First Degree Reckless Homicide – Not Guilty

Count 2: First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety – Not Guilty

Count 3: First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety – Not Guilty

Count 4: First Degree Intentional Homicide – Not Guilty

Count 5: Attempted First Degree Intentional Homicide – Not Guilt

The decision came in the fourth day of jury deliberation in the trial, which began with jury selection on Nov. 1. 

After reading the not guilty verdict, Judge Bruce Schroeder told the jurors in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial “you’re never under any obligation to discuss any aspect of this case with anyone. 

“You’re welcome to do so as little or as much as you want,” he continued. “The media have requested — a number of media sources have requested the ability to talk to you… and it’s entirely up to you whether you want contact them. They are not to contact you. If anyone does contact you and you tell them you’re not interested in discussing it. If that’s the case and if anyone persists in doing so, report that to us and it will be addressed. I assure you.” 

Schroeder also said “at the beginning of the trial, there was some concern about information and your safety and I assure you that we will take every measure to ensure that that is your concerns are addressed and respected.” 

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