Accused Kenosha killer Kyle Rittenhouse won’t face charges over AR-15-style rifle

Posted on AllSides October 14th, 2020
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Teen gunman Kyle Rittenhouse will not face charges in his home state of Illinois over the AR-15-style rifle used during the deadly Kenosha protests in neighboring Wisconsin, prosecutors announced.

A police investigation found that the Smith & Wesson .223-caliber rifle the 17-year-old accused killer used “was purchased, stored and used in Wisconsin,” said Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim, according to the Chicago Tribune.

But because there is no evidence that Rittenhouse ever “physically possessed” the rifle in the Prairie State, he will not face additional charges there, Nerheim’s office...

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