Kyle Rittenhouse, a young American man who killed two and wounded a third with a semi-automatic rifle during a riot in Wisconsin in August 2020, Was released At the end of the trial, which was held in the United States this Friday.
Twelve jurors found 18-year-old Rittenhouse “not guilty” on all five charges against him, including murder. The decision was made in consultation with them on the fourth day.
Returnhouse, who was facing a life sentence, said he acted in self-defense.
When the verdict was read, she cried and then quickly left the court. The trial of this case was widely publicized in the country, and the verdict awaited with some concern.
As a precautionary measure, the governor of Wisconsin asked 500 national guards to be ready to intervene in Kenosha.
On August 23, 2020, riots erupted in the city of Great Lakes after Jacob Blake, a black youth, was shot in the back during an arrest attempt.
Kyle Rittenhouse, then 17 years old. Blessed Joined a semi-automatic rifle and armed groups claiming to be operating to protect businesses. When attacked, in a chaotic situation, he fired. In this way, two men died and a third was injured. All victims are white.
The arbitral tribunal has found 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty of all charges of killing two people with an AR-15 rifle and injuring one-third during the 2020 ethnic justice struggle in Wisconsin. He charged that it was in self-defense. pic.twitter.com/vZeovxMZSG
– Tori Toribio (DoriToribio) November 19, 2021