Teen accused of fatal shootings in Kenosha demonstrations out on bail

Kyle Rittenhouse is accused of killing two people at the August demonstration in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake. A legal fund for Rittenhouse raised millions in donations.
1:08 | 11/21/20

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Transcript for Teen accused of fatal shootings in Kenosha demonstrations out on bail
News tonight about Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old set free on $2 million bond today. He's accused of shooting and killing two men during a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Here's Pierre Thomas. Reporter: Tonight Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teen charged with killing two people during protests in Wisconsin, is out on a $2 million bond. Rittenhouse, seen here in this video, is accused of fatally shooting Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber. And wounding a third person during demonstrations last August in Kenosha. Protests that erupted after the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Rittenhouse claims that he fired in self-defense, but authorities say the ar-15 he used was illegally purchased by a friend and paid for by Rittenhouse. Rittenhouse then crossed state lines to the protests, from Illinois to Wisconsin. It's unclear where exactly where the money to make bail came from, but Rittenhouse's attorney recently thanked donors to a legal defense fund. As to where Rittenhouse got the money for the rifle, he claims he got it from a government stimulus program fridaying

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