Kyle Rittenhouse hit with slew of charges in shooting deaths of two protesters


he teen vigilante who allegedly gunned down two Black Lives Matter protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was hit with a slew of charges on Thursday.

Kenosha County prosecutors charged Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, with one count each of first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree reckless homicide and one count of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, court records show.

He was also charged with two counts of reckless endangerment, and with possessing a dangerous weapon as a minor.

The teenager from nearby Antioch, Illinois, was arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting that led to the deaths of 26-year-old Anthony Huber, and Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, a dad to a young daughter.

The lone shooting victim to survive the bloodbath has been identified as Gaige Grosskreutz, 26, a volunteer medic for Black Lives Matter protests in Milwaukee over the summer.


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