Teen Charged With Killings at Kenosha Protest Posts $2M Bail

Kyle Rittenhouse

"I feel I had to protect myself", Rittenhouse said in a jailhouse interview with the Post, his first public comments since the August 25 killings.

A Kenosha detective testified that Black told him during an interview about how he purchased the assault-style rifle at a Ladysmith hardware store after getting some money from Rittenhouse, the Journal Sentinel reported. "I would've died that night if I didn't".

Black, 19, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, was charged with two counts of intentionally giving a unsafe weapon to someone under 18 causing death, a felony.

"And I got my first unemployment check so I was like, 'Oh, I'll use this to buy it, '" he said in the interview.

Kenosha was experiencing protests and riots on the night before the shootings, and Mr.

Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Ill., told police he was attacked while he was guarding a business and that he fired in self-defence.


At the time of the shooting, Rittenhouse was working as a life guard in the area after he was on furlough from the YMCA, he said.

"I wanted to be protected, which I ended up having to protect myself", Mr. The publication added that minors cannot buy guns in the state but could participate in target practice in the presence of an adult.

"I was going to a place were people had guns and god forbid somebody brought a gun to me and made a decision to shoot me", the teen said.

Rittenhouse was not attacked with a skateboard until after he opened fire on protesters. The next day, he said, he went into downtown Kenosha to help clean up businesses that had been burned and damaged and clean graffiti from a vandalized school. "I'm not. They have a hard enough job as it is". She told a similar story, that Rittenhouse said: "he had to shoot".

Rittenhouse is facing charges of first-degree intentional homicide, two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, first-degree reckless homicide, attempted first-degree intentional homicide and possession of a risky weapon by a person under 18.

Rittenhouse has been charged with first-degree reckless homicide, first-degree intentional homicide, and attempted first-degree intentional homicide for his actions the night of August 25, which led to the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and the injury of Gaige Grosskreutz.

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