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EXPLAINER: What charges does Kyle Rittenhouse face?

Kyle Rittenhouse
Posted at 7:00 PM, Nov 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-12 20:00:19-05

MADISON, Wis. — Kyle Rittenhouse faces multiple charges for shooting three men, killing two, during a protest against police brutality in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August 2020.

The homicide charges include one count of reckless homicide, one count of intentional homicide and one of attempted intentional homicide.

A legal expert says the difference in the charges is that prosecutors aren't alleging that Rittenhouse intended to kill the first man he shot.

But the charges in the other two shootings allege that Rittenhouse intended to shoot those men.

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