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...