The case of U.S. teenage gunman Kyle Rittenhouse

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FILE PHOTO: Kyle Rittenhouse, the teen charged with sidesplitting 2 radical and injuring different during demonstrations connected the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, listens to defence lawyer John Pierce during an extradition proceeding successful Lake County successful Waukegan, Illinois, U.S., October 30, 2020. Nam Y. Huh/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo/File Photo/File Photo

KENOSHA, Wis., Nov 1 (Reuters) - Here is simply a timeline tracing the lawsuit of Kyle Rittenhouse, a U.S. teen who went on trial connected Monday charged with sidesplitting 2 men and wounding a 3rd with a military-style firearm during protests past twelvemonth successful Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Aug. 23, 2020 - A achromatic constabulary serviceman responding to a home quality successful Kenosha shoots Jacob Blake 7 times astatine adjacent range, paralyzing the Black antheral and mounting disconnected protests.

Aug. 25, 2020 - As Kenosha braces for a 3rd nighttime of protests, Rittenhouse, past 17, takes his firearm and joins different equipped men connected the streets. Rittenhouse says helium was asked to assistance defender a used-car dealership. Shortly earlier midnight, Rittenhouse fatally shoots Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, aft Rosenbaum appears to person chased him and tried to drawback his rifle, according to video evidence. As helium runs down the street, Rittenhouse shoots and kills Anthony Huber, 26, who was swinging a skateboard astatine him, and shoots Gaige Grosskreutz, present 27, successful the arm. Grosskreutz, who was holding a pistol astatine the clip of the shooting, survives.

Aug. 27-28, 2020 - Kenosha County District Attorney charges Rittenhouse with six transgression counts, including reckless and intentional homicides. Rittenhouse, who turned himself successful connected Aug. 26, is held successful custody successful his location authorities Illinois. Atlanta-based lawyer Lin Wood says video grounds would vindicate Rittenhouse, showing helium acted successful self-defense. Wood begins soliciting donations done a non-profit and wrong a period collects astir $2 million. Wood and different lawyer represent Rittenhouse arsenic a patriot and necktie him to the contented of weapon rights.

Oct. 30, 2020 - Rittenhouse is extradited to Wisconsin.

Nov. 20, 2020 - John Pierce, past an lawyer for Rittenhouse, posts $2 cardinal currency bail. Rittenhouse is released.

Jan. 5, 2021 - Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley finds serviceman Rusten Sheskey acted successful self-defense successful shooting Blake, saying Blake was equipped with a weapon and had resisted arrest. That aforesaid time Rittenhouse pleads not blameworthy to each counts successful a video quality astatine Kenosha County Circuit Court.

Nov. 1, 2021 - Jury enactment begins successful the Rittenhouse trial.

Reporting by Nathan Layne successful Kenosha, Wisconsin; Editing by Howard Goller

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