17YO Teen Charged in Deadly Shooting of Two Kenosha Protesters
17 year old Kyle Rittenhouse was taken into custody and has been charged in the shooting death of two Kenosha Protesters late Tuesday. The charge is 1st degree intentional homicide.
The shooting occurred during the third night of protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin in the wake of Jacob Blake's shooting by police on Sunday.
Jacob Blake, an unarmed black man, was shot seven times in the back by a police officer on Sunday when he tried to enter his SUV. Blake’s 3 children were in the car when he was shot.
Blake is still in the hospital and is currently paralyzed from the waist down.
The US Justice Dept. and FBI agents are reviewing the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
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