Kyle Rittenhouse

Kyle Rittenhouse is an American teenager, then 17, who was accused of killing two adults during a ‘Black Lives Matter’ march in Kenosha, Illinois on 25th August 2021.  

The two killed were Anthony M. Huber and Joseph D. Rosenbaum. One other person sustained a big injury from the shooting.

The American public was highly polarized about the trial. Whereas Black Americans felt Rittenhouse should be convicted of homicide, white American was divided over the issue. Ex-US President, Donald Trump supported Kyle saying the teenager acted out of self-defence.

Kyle Rittenhouse Age

Kyle Rittenhouse was born January 3, 2003, making him 19 years as of (2022). However, at the time of the shooting, he was 17. He was born in Antioch, Illinois, USA.

Kyle Rittenhouse Height

Kyle Rittenhouse’s height is 5 feet and 8 inches.

Kyle Rittenhouse Nationality

Kyle Rittenhouse is American

Kyle Rittenhouse Arrest

 Kyle was arrested from his parent’s home in Illinois by Police and taken to Lake County Adolescent Confinement Center.

Kyle Rittenhouse Charges

Under Wisconsin law, Kyle Rittenhouse was charged as though he was an adult. He was charged with several charges which included, first-degree reckless homicide, possession of dangerous weapons by persons under 18, etc. the trial took place in Kenosha County Circuit Court from November 1 to November 19.

 Kyle Rittenhouse Detention

Hours after the shooting, Rittenhouse turned himself to Kenosha Police in his hometown of Antioch, Illinois. He was detained in a Juvenile centre until his extradition to Wisconsin on October 30, 2020.

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Kyle Rittenhouse Release

Kyle Rittenhouse was released on 20th November 2020 after a $2 million bail. His terms of release were however changed to make sure he did not get the opportunity to drink alcohol or have access to firearms.

Kyle Rittenhouse Profession

Kyle Rittenhouse had participated in local police cadet programs. Rittenhouse also claimed to be an EMT and was carrying a medkit.  But he is known to be an American right-wing vigilante.


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