A Wisconsin jury has reached a not responsible verdict within the Kyle Rittenhouse trial.
The jury delivered its not responsible verdict on all 5 counts Friday afternoon, after three and a half days of deliberation following the three-week homicide trial.
Reportedly, the presiding choose additionally thought-about the protection’s movement to dismiss as a result of the prosecution allegedly held video footage of the taking pictures and introduced up beforehand barred proof.
The now 18-year-old shooter was charged with double murder and will have been sentenced to life in jail if convicted. Rittenhouse confronted 5 felony counts stemming from the shootings, together with first-degree intentional murder.
Rittenhouse was 17-years previous when he carried his AR-15 semi-automatic rifle within the public streets of Kenosha throughout a turbulent protest in opposition to racial injustice final summer time. He opened fired on demonstrators, killing Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, and severely wounding Gaige Grosskreutz.
He’s at all times maintained that he was not responsible; Saying he killed two males and injured the third in self protection. Today we see the prosecution failed at proving Rittenhouse was responsible and went to the protest to impress violence.
Is this justice? Is this the proper of the 2nd Amendment?
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