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Prosecutor: Rittenhouse provoked the bloodshed in Kenosha

 

November 14, 2021



KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse provoked bloodshed on the streets of Kenosha by bringing a semi-automatic rifle to a protest and menacing others, and when the shooting stopped, he walked off like a "hero in a Western," a prosecutor said in closing arguments Monday at Rittenhouse's murder trial.

But Rittenhouse's attorney countered that the shooting started after the young man was ambushed by a "crazy person" that night and became afraid his gun was going to be wrested away and used to kill him.

Rittenhouse, then 17, killed two men and wounded a third during a tumultuous night of pr...



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