Former US president, Donald Trump has revealed how Kyle Rittenhouse, who was acquitted on charges stemming from killing two men and wounding another in Kenosha, Wisconsin, journeyed to his Palm Beach, Florida home to meet him.
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On August 25, 2020, Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old from Antioch, Illinois, fatally shot two men and wounded another in Kenosha, Wisconsin during the protests, riots, and civil unrest that followed the shooting of a black man, Jacob Blake, by a white police officer.
Rittenhouse was armed with a semi-automatic AR-15 style rifle that he took from his friend, Dominick Black, and both Rittenhouse and Black joined a group of armed men who said they were in Kenosha to protect businesses. Rittenhouse said he was there to protect a car dealership from being vandalized and to provide medical aid.
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Last week he was declared innocent of murder by a judge in Wisconsin, a judgement which elicited mixed reactions.
On Wednesday, November 24, Trump, called the acquitted vigilante gunman a “big fan.”