Sep 25, 2020 9:34 AM
By SCOTT BAUER and TERESA CRAWFORD Associated Press
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A 17-year-old in Illinois accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake, who was resisting arrest, was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. On Friday Kyle Rittenhouse fought his return to Wisconsin to face homicide charges that could put him in prison for life.
Rittenhouse surrendered to police in his home in Antioch, Illinois, a day after prosecutors say he shot and killed two protesters and wounded a third on the streets of Kenosha on Aug. 25. His attorneys have said Rittenhouse acted in self-defense and have portrayed him as a courageous patriot who was exercising his right to bear arms during unrest over the police shooting of Blake, who is Black.