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  • Writer's pictureD. Brit

17YO Teen Charged in Deadly Shooting of Two Kenosha Protesters

What Happened:

  • 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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