The recent events taking place in nearby Kenosha County are certainly troubling and concerning. Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, is accused of killing two people and injuring a third person during protests in Kenosha, Wis., this summer. Unconfirmed reports of two others shot in Antioch on Friday. , Public sentiment regarding the shootings was polarized. A call to the APD media access line for details has so far been unsuccessful. "Says video shows Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old charged with killing two protesters in Kenosha, "was trying to get away from them" ... "fell, and then they violently attacked him. Jacob Crosse. , According to his attorneys, after he had heard about a local business owner who wanted help defending his car dealership, he and his friend Dominick David Black "armed themselves with rifles" and went to that business. 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Kyle Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, is charged with homicide and attempted homicide for the Aug. 25 fatal shootings of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and the wounding of Gaige Grosskreutz during a night of unrest two days after the police shooting in Kenosha of Jacob Blake, a local Black man. 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 … , On August 26, Rittenhouse turned himself in on charges of first-degree intentional homicide in his home state of Illinois. On Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at about 7:53 pm, Antioch Police patrol officers were dispatched to 3500 block of Briarwood Court for a disturbance between a father and son. May 25, 2020 at 11:51 am. Numerous officers responded to the scene and located one male victim down on the sidewalk. Five men in the bar sang "Proud of Your Boy," an anthem of the racist Proud Boys.  Video footage showed Rittenhouse being pursued across a parking lot by Rosenbaum, who threw something in Rittenhouse's direction, identified as a plastic bag. Filed Under: Antioch, Shooting.  On August 29, 2020, the legal team for Rittenhouse released a statement asserting that Rittenhouse acted in self-defense and was wrongly arrested. " One of the men who had been chasing him jumped and kicked Rittenhouse while he was still on the ground – Rittenhouse fired twice but missed the man. Antioch Tennessee Theater Shooting – False Flag? 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August 9, 2015 by YCNightingale Leave a Comment. The victim was found to be suffering from several gunshot wounds. Law enforcement officers guard during a protest following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S. August 25, 2020. Three of Blake's sons were in the backseat at the time. The ACLU statement claimed that Beth's deputies fraternized with "white supremacist counter-protesters" during the day of the shooting and did not arrest the shooter. Fox News host Tucker Carlson blamed authorities for failing to stop looting and arson, and added, "How shocked are we that 17-year-olds with rifles decided they had to maintain order when no one else would? , The five confrontations and subsequent shooting took place shortly before midnight on August 25, 2020, along Sheridan Road, Kenosha, where protesters went after clashes with law enforcement and being expelled from Civic Center Park. , President Trump "liked" a tweet that included "Kyle Rittenhouse is a good example of why I decided to vote for Trump.  When McGinniss asked Rittenhouse why he was at the car dealership, he responded: "So, people are getting injured, and our job is to protect this business. Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, is free on $2 million bail while awaiting trial.  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. A 17-year-old Antioch teen is in custody in Lake County, expected to be charged for the shooting that left two men dead and a third injured. Further, this association may serve to intimidate potential witnesses," in the criminal case. According to a complaint filed by the Kenosha County Clerk of Courts, Grosskreutz appeared to have a handgun. In this Aug. 26, 2020, photo released by the Antioch Police Department is Kyle Rittenhouse in Antioch, Illinois. Community College Board Ward 5 candidate Sandoval endorsed by labor and civil rights leader Dolores Huerta, Fernando Sandoval challenging Community College Board Vice President Greg Enholm in Ward 5 election, New Name. Numerous officers responded to the scene and located one male victim down on the sidewalk. The statement attacked Miskinis for blaming the victims in the shooting, when he said that the violence was the result of the “persons” involved violating curfew. Coverage has been both critical and supportive of Rittenhouse's actions and used terms such as "vigilante" and "terrorist", but also "volunteer" and "maintaining peace" to describe him. – Wednesday, August 26, 2020 The recent events taking place in nearby Kenosha County are certainly troubling and concerning.  Even though all expressions of support for mass murders are banned, support for Rittenhouse was generally not removed. ET Antioch Police Announce Arrest of Suspect in City of Kenosha Shooting Incident.  The police shooting was followed by protests as part of the Black Lives Matter movement, which has seen a resurgence in the wake of several other high-profile killings by police officers in 2020. He was armed, allegedly illegally, with an AR-15 style rifle and one of the victims had a handgun. 20-year-old man killed in Antioch drive-by shooting Saturday morning, police seek shooter Sunday, August 30th, 2020 Unconfirmed reports of two others shot in Antioch on Friday. – Wednesday, August 26, 2020.  The dealership had suffered $1.5 million in arson damage the previous night. , Gaige Grosskreutz approached Rittenhouse while he was still on the ground but stopped and put his hands up when Huber was shot. 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. I also have my med kit." On August 23, 2020, Jacob S. 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By Lieutenant John Fortner, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau.  When asked at a press conference why Rittenhouse was not stopped, Kenosha Sheriff David Beth said, "In situations that are high-stress, you have such incredible tunnel vision" and implied officers may not have realized he had been involved in the shooting. The victim succumbed to his injuries and passed at the scene. 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. 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. It was also reported that there were two other shootings in Antioch on Friday, Aug. 28. Shooting in Antioch leaves three wounded By … " Sabatini was widely criticized by political opponents for the tweet with some urging him to resign. 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