Kyle Rittenhouse shot and killed two men and wounded another man during a violent protest that swept through police brutality in Kenosha, Wisconsin last year. The case of concern was acquitted and ordered.
As the verdict of each crime was announced, the 18-year-old was shaking and sobbing—for the fifth and final time he was “not guilty”—kneeling to the ground.
He faces charges including intentional homicide and reckless harm from the August 2020 shooting.
The jurors-seven women and five men-took three days Decisions are made in the courthouse in downtown Kenosha Two-week trial This reignited the intense politics of the Trump era.