17-year-old charged in Kenosha shootings that killed 2

Prosecutors have charged a 17-year-old from Illinois in the fatal shooting of two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and the wounding of a third.

Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley filed the charges against Kyle Rittenhouse Thursday afternoon. The charges include one count of first-degree intentional homicide; one count of first-degree reckless homicide; one count of attempted first-degree intentional homicide; two counts of first-degree reckless endangerment.

All those charges are felonies.

He is also charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly being a minor in possession of a dangerous weapon.

He could face a mandatory life sentence if convicted of first-degree intentional homicide, the most serious crime in Wisconsin.

To read more go to WKOW: https://wkow.com/2020/08/27/17-year-old-charged-in-kenosha-shootings-that-killed-2/

Kyle Rittenhouse

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