The 17-year-old teenager who shot three protesters in self-defense during the Kenosha riots has been charged with 5 felonies and 1 misdemeanor.
He’s facing a maximum life sentence of 170 years behind bars.
The thread below has the details of all his charges.
I will give you the highlights from the thread:
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The most serious charge is Intentional Homicide of Anthony Huber, on which Kyle faces life + 5 years. Evidence shows Huber hitting Kyle with a skateboard while Kyle is on the ground, then Huber struggles to get the rifle out of Kyle’s hands. One shot is fired during the struggle.
Kyle is charged with Reckless Homicide in the death of Joseph Rosenbaum, max penalty 65 years. According to @RichieMcGinniss, Kyle was running from Rosenbaum, who was chasing him & threw an object at him. The moment he was shot, Rosenbaum was attempting to grab Kyle’s weapon.
Kyle is charged with Attempted Intentional Homicide of Gaige Grosskreutz, max penalty 65 years as charged. Grosskreutz approached Kyle, who was sitting on the ground at that moment, with a pistol in his right hand. Kyle shot Grosskreutz in the arm holding the pistol.
Kyle is charged with Reckless Endangerment of @RichieMcGinniss, a @DailyCaller
reporter. Max penalty 17.5 years. McGinniss was following behind Kyle and Rosenbaum when Rosenbaum attacked Kyle and Kyle shot in response. McGinniss was not injured.
Kyle is charged with Reckless Endangerment of “unknown male”, max penalty 17.5 years in prison. Here is a photo by @ElijahSchaffer
of this “unknown male” and what he was doing to Kyle right before Kyle shot at him, without injuring him.
Kyle is charged with misdemeanor Possession of a Dangerous Weapon under age 18 for a Smith & Wesson AR-15 rifle under section (2)(a) of a law that later in section (3)(c), in unfortunately confusing terms, actually permits rifle possession at age 16+
Kyle Rittenhouse is charged with 5 felonies + 1 misdemeanor.
He is facing a maximum sentence of life + 170 years and 9 months.
Kyle’s charges and the evidence the prosecutors are currently relying on are outlined in this thread.
— Marina Medvin 🇺🇸 (@MarinaMedvin) August 28, 2020
It’s amazing to me, how all of these rioters and looters are getting away with so many crimes, allowed to just roam the streets and bully and intimidate American citizens, but anyone who defends themselves against these violent communists is prosecuted and treated like the “bad guys.”
Just look at what happened to the armed St. Louis couple, who defended their home against a violent mob threatening to kill them and their dog and burn their house down.
They are the ones charged with a felony.
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Many people believe that this is a prosecutorial overreach for political reasons.
Needless to say, the DA who charged Rittenhouse is a Democrat. He’s also come under fire before for overcharging “victims.”
Mike Graveley, Democrat DA who charged Kyle Rittenhouse w/5 felonies, also charged 19-year-old Chrystul Kizer with 1st-degree murder after she killed a POS who sexually and physically abused her and trafficked her for 2 years.
This guy is scum. https://t.co/OtFjpj7uOR
— Amy (@MaybeAmes) August 28, 2020
The good news is, young Kyle is assembling a strong. legal team. He already has Mr. Lin Wood on his team – the same attorney who handled young Nick Sandmann’s case.
At this time, I will not publicly address private facts about Kyle Rittenhouse or his family beyond telling you that is a fine young boy blessed with a good family. Take media rumors & accusations with a grain of salt. In time, lies are always revealed when truth is disclosed.
— Lin Wood (@LLinWood) August 28, 2020
However, Kyle will need all the prayers he can get it right now.
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