Kyle Rittenhouse acquitted

The jury has spoken

Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted by a jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Image © 2021 Bill Cawthon.

After 20 hours of deliberation, a jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin found that Kyle Rittenhouse acted in self-defense when he shot three people, killing two.

The jury acquitted Rittenhouse on all five counts, which had ranged from first-degree murder to reckless endangerment. Another weapons-related charge had already been dismissed, in part because the prosecution…

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