[71], On October 30, an Illinois court ruled that the extradition request was valid, and Rittenhouse was transported to Wisconsin on the same day. [6] Video footage showed Rittenhouse being pursued across a parking lot by Rosenbaum,[5] who threw something in Rittenhouse's direction,[35][34] identified as a plastic bag. Jacob Crosse. [17] Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian and County Sheriff David Beth expressed their disapproval of armed civilians patrolling the streets,[18] while police officers were seen in a video giving them water and being heard saying, "We appreciate you guys, we really do. A call to the APD media access line for details has so far been unsuccessful. [91][92][93], As of September 29, the Christian crowdfunding website "GiveSendGo" had raised (in the same sense as GoFundMe) over half a million dollars to help pay Rittenhouse's legal fees. Rittenhouse was charged in August … Officers immediately began providing first-aid and CPR until emergency paramedics arrived at the scene to take over. [5] Some of the men were affiliated with the Kenosha Guard,[23] but it denied any affiliation with Rittenhouse and its leader said he never met or communicated with him. [102][6][103], On October 1, NBC News obtained a Department of Homeland Security internal document and reported that it directed federal law enforcement officials to make "neutral" statements regarding Rittenhouse, such as "[Rittenhouse] is innocent until proven guilty and deserves a fair trial based on all the facts, not just the ones that support a certain narrative". "I got my twelve hundred dollars from the coronavirus Illinois unemployment 'cause I was on furlough from YMCA. [78] The prosecutors' motion asserted, "The defendant's continued association with members of a group that prides itself on violence, and the use of their symbols, raises the significant possibility of future harm. [104], On August 26, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) called for the resignations of Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis and of Kenosha Sheriff David Beth. This undated booking photo from the Antioch (Illinois) Police Department shows Kyle Rittenhouse, who has been charged with fatally shooting two men and injuring a … On August 23, 2020, Jacob S. Blake, a 29-year-old black man, was shot and seriously injured by police officer Rusten Sheskey in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Rittenhouse's attorney intends to argue that the firearms possession charge is unconstitutional because there is historic precedent for firearms possession by minors (which was at times permitted or mandated by some colonies) and that, at age 17, Rittenhouse should qualify to serve as a member of the well-regulated militia which is deemed "necessary to the security of a free State" under the Second Amendment to the U.S. He said he did not know if Rittenhouse had been part of the group, but the possibility of an incident occurring was why he had refused the request. It was also reported that there were two other shootings in Antioch on Friday, Aug. 28. "[88][89][90] In public comments, Trump showed some support for the contention that Rittenhouse was legitimately acting in self-defense. I also have my med kit." 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[1][2] He was armed, allegedly illegally, with an AR-15 style rifle[3] and one of the victims had a handgun. – Wednesday, August 26, 2020 The recent events taking place in nearby Kenosha County are certainly troubling and concerning. On August 25, 2020, amid the Kenosha unrest, Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old boy from Antioch, Illinois, shot three protesters during multiple confrontations at two locations, resulting in two deaths. Rittenhouse then made a phone call and was heard saying "I just killed somebody," and then fled as more protesters arrived.[39]. He was assigned a public defender and initially scheduled to appear at an extradition hearing on August 28. [81], Several commentators defended his actions. - The City of Kenosha suffered millions of dollars in property damage -- from torched garbage trucks to broken windows -- following the police shooting of … [48] When Grosskreutz moved again towards Rittenhouse, Rittenhouse shot Grosskreutz in the arm, severing most of his bicep. Same Game. Get that dude!," and "Get his ass! 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"[79], Gaige Grosskreutz, who was wounded, and the parents of Anthony Huber, who was killed by Rittenhouse, each filed $10 million claim notices on January 4, 2021, with both the city and county, alleging negligence due to inaction in protecting their rights. [1], On August 23, 2020, Jacob Blake, an African-American man, was shot four times in the back by a Kenosha police officer after he was unsuccessfully tasered. Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925) 778-2441, or Detective Cox at (925) 779-6866. The fatal shooting was the second one reported in the city late Wednesday night and among three total that day.. About 45 minutes earlier, at 11 … Kyle Rittenhouse was ordered Thursday to stand trial in the fatal shooting of two men and the wounding of another in August during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. [8] Two other protesters also chased and confronted Rittenhouse, and he either did not shoot at them, or missed. Updated 11/3/2020 10:33 AM. Rittenhouse also posed outside the bar for a photo with two men while all three gestured an "OK" sign with their hands, a symbol sometimes used by white supremacists. In Grayslake, Illinois -- about 10 miles from Antioch and 30 miles from Kenosha -- Police Chief Phillip L. Perlini said the suspect in the shooting was a former Public Safety Cadet. A small memorial sits on the site where a young activist was shot and killed yesterday while protesting the August 23rd shooting of Jacob Blake on August 26, 2020 in Kenosha, Wis. The Cleveland Clinic said 57 On Saturday, August, 29, 2020, at approximately 10:07 AM, Antioch police officers were called to the 1800 block of Tioga Pass Way on the report of several gunshots heard in the area. Constitution. The shooting took place around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday near 63rd Street and Sheridan Road in Kenosha, amid a third night of unrest following the police shooting of 29-year-old Jacob Blake. 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