Kenosha (/ k ə ˈ n oʊ ʃ ə / kə-NOH-shə) is a city in and the county seat of Kenosha County, Wisconsin, United States. Looks like those folks in Kenosha arent quite ready to lay down and let the rioters burn their stuff. Riots have rocked Kenosha since the shooting of Jacob Blake on Sunday. [61] During his visit, he met with store owners whose property was damaged during the protests with at least one owner refusing to be a part of the event. [73] He was not arrested at that moment, but turned himself in the next morning. Kenosha 'uptown' boutique seriously damaged in fire before riots, to reopen in new location tmj4.com | 10-04 KENOSHA — In recent months, tragedy struck Kenosha’s ‘uptown’ neighborhood more than once. He was armed, allegedly illegally, with an AR-15 style rifle and one of the victims who had a handgun. Anger over police shooting turns violent for a second night. Protesters set cars on fire, smashed windows and clashed with officers in riot gear after Kenosha police shot and wounded a Black man, apparen… +9. The family business has now reopened in a new location, 7600 75th St. Kenosha News File Photo by SEAN KRAJACIC B&L Office Furniture, on 60th St., is in ruins after last weeks riots. Starting at 11:05 p.m., police began using tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to disperse crowds, which lasted throughout the night. [29][30] 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. The fire spread to most of the 100 other cars on the lot, damaging an entrance sign for the nearby Bradford Community Church (it did not spread to the church building itself). What We Know About the 17-Year-Old Arrested in Kenosha Shooting", "17-year-old suspect in Jacob Blake protest shooting charged with 2 counts of homicide", "Gaige Grosskreutz, Sole Survivor Of Kenosha Shootings Says He's Still In Constant Pain; 'Both In My Arm, In My Heart. 0. [71][72], Rittenhouse's attorneys claim he acted in self-defense to numerous physical confrontations by others. The severity and extent of the injuries are presently unknown. [31][32], The beginning of the first confrontation between Rittenhouse and Rosenbaum was witnessed by Daily Caller reporter Richie McGinniss. [27][39] Firefighters worked into the morning of August 25. [77] The strikes extended into August 27 and 28 when players from the National Hockey League (NHL) refused to play their playoff games. If you are having trouble viewing the above map, click here. Search location by ZIP code ZIP Advertisement Buildings burned, businesses looted amid protests in Kenosha. Maybe the rioters didn’t expected locals in […] Black made his first court appearance on November 9 in Kenosha County Circuit Court, where bond was set at $2,500. That’s why I have my rifle, because I have to protect myself, obviously. Jacob Blake video: Cars and buildings in flames in second night of Kenosha riots over police shooting of black dad. According to McGinnis, it seemed that Rosenbaum and other protesters were moving toward Rittenhouse, who was trying to evade them; Rosenbaum then tried to "engage" Rittenhouse, but Rittenhouse managed to avoid this by sidestepping and running away. Font Size: At least two people were shot early Wednesday morning during riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin. [54] Likewise, Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis claimed that "there was nothing to suggest this individual was involved in any criminal behavior" due to the fact that someone walking towards the police with their hands up was "no longer abnormal" in the wake of the protests. "[79][80] His comments were met with backlash on social media. A Wisconsin man has reportedly admitted firing the first gunshot in the Kenosha riots, moments before Kyle Rittenhouse killed two people and wounded a third in … [58] He was labeled a "fugitive from justice" in the criminal complaint, which alleged that he "fled the state of Wisconsin with intent to avoid prosecution for that offense." ", "Get him! [64][65], City property valued at $2 million was destroyed by rioters, including garbage trucks, street lights and traffic signals. [59] However, Trump insisted he was going to make the trip. On Sunday night, the riots began outside the Kenosha Police Department. Disturbing images show the wide swaths of Kenosha, Wisconsin, that have been ripped apart and burned to the ground during riots over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. [48] When Grosskreutz moved again towards Rittenhouse, Rittenhouse shot Grosskreutz in the arm, severing most of his bicep. Public anger was sparked by a police-involved shooting on Sunday night. Speakers included the father of Jacob Blake, Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes and others who called for police reform legislation. It was past 11 p.m. local time Tuesday, the third night of protests after a Kenosha police officer shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back. Get that dude! [33][34], The remainder of Rosenbaum's confrontation, and the following incidents with Huber and Grosskreutz, were recorded in cellphone footage from multiple angles, including the moments of the shooting. Someone with identical features to Rittenhouse – having the same build, clothing, and rifle; and also wearing brown shoes, blue gloves, and an orange medical kit – is then seen running with a fire extinguisher. If there is somebody hurt, I’m running into harm’s way. [63][64][65] Each felony charge comes with a "use of a dangerous weapon" modifier,[63] which invokes a Wisconsin law that prescribes an addition of no more than five years of imprisonment for each of the charges if found guilty. At some point, Rittenhouse left the dealership and was prevented by police from returning. Video from another angle then showed Rittenhouse being chased down the street by several protesters, one of whom strikes him from behind in the head, knocking off his cap,[41] shortly after which Rittenhouse tripped and fell to the ground. ", and "Get his ass". The riots in Kenosha started with several buildings and cars being lit on fire and lasted several days. "Our businesses are under attack. For police, it’s quickly turning into a “worst case scenario”. Kenosha (/ k ə ˈ n oʊ ʃ ə / kə-NOH-shə) is a city in and the county seat of Kenosha County, Wisconsin, United States. Kenosha is on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan.With an estimated population of 99,944 as of 1 July 2019, it is the fourth-largest city in Wisconsin and the fourth-largest city on Lake Michigan. Kenosha resident Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and nearby Silver Lake resident Anthony Huber, 26, were killed;[69] while Gaige Grosskreutz, 26, a resident of nearby West Allis, Wisconsin, was injured. SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Looting and unrest continued overnight Sunday, May 31 in Racine and Kenosha.In Kenosha, several people were caught on … [30] [33] Teargas was deployed for a second night starting around 8:30 p.m. in an attempt to disperse unlawful crowds gathered near the courthouse, as protesters launched fireworks at police. [5][6] Kenosha resident Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Silver Lake resident Anthony Huber, 26, were killed,[7] while West Allis resident Gaige Grosskreutz, 26, was injured. [63], Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited Kenosha on September 3. [5] Some of the men were affiliated with the Kenosha Guard,[23] but it denied any affiliation with Rittenhouse and its leader said he never met or communicated with him. Rittenhouse fell down and shot two people, one of whom appeared to be carrying a pistol. [4] Kenosha's mayor requested $30 million in aid from the State to cover the extensive damage. [3] Prosecutors alleged that one of them had told a witness that he was going to Kenosha "with the intention of possibly using the firearms on people". [36] Then, according to Kenosha County prosecutors, Rosenbaum managed to engage Rittenhouse and tried to take his rifle from him. According to a complaint filed by the Kenosha County Clerk of Courts, Grosskreutz appeared to have a handgun. The demonstrations were marked by daily peaceful protesting followed by confrontations with law enforcement and rioting at night. [5] On-the-scene reporter Richie McGinniss has since stated that the sound of the shot was the moment Rittenhouse “went from running away to aiming his weapon”. "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. Local News. Bellissima’s Boutique, a shop previously located in Kenosha's uptown, is preparing to open in its new location after the store was burned down in a fire prior to the unrest in the city. ***Warning Graphic Video*** A man wielding a long gun began shooting... at rioters in Kenosha, WI this evening. Three Shot, Two Fatally, During Kenosha Riots Real News Real Patriots August 27, 2020 18 min Late into the night on Tuesday, two people were reportedly dead and one person was injured after being shot during a third night of rioting in the small city of Kenosha, Wisconsin, according to Kenosha News . A Wisconsin man has reportedly admitted firing the first gunshot in the Kenosha riots, moments before Kyle Rittenhouse killed two people and wounded a third in … [98], Other commentators were critical of the fact that Rittenhouse was not immediately arrested despite witnesses shouting that he was the shooter. Rittenhouse was released from jail on November 20, after his attorneys posted $2 million bail. [36] Several streetlights were pulled down and by 1:00 a.m. several businesses downtown were on fire. He participated in a roundtable, but did not meet with Blake or his family. [9] Rittenhouse's attorneys claim he acted in self-defense upon hearing firearm discharge and in response to the numerous physical confrontations by protesters. [19], A state of emergency was declared in the county starting at 10:15 p.m., and garbage trucks were used to block 56th Street. BREAKING they shot someone in the head at the #KENOSHA riot RIGHT NOW. [85] In California protests emerged in Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Diego, and San Jose. Late into the night on Tuesday, two people were reportedly dead and one person was injured after being shot during a third night of rioting in the small town of Kenosha, Wisconsin. 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? On August 25, 2020, amid the Kenosha unrest, Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old from Antioch, Illinois, shot three protesters during multiple confrontations at two locations. [41], The Kenosha County Board sent a letter to Governor Evers requesting the deployment of an additional 2,000 national guardsmen. [51] The Michigan National Guard, Arizona National Guard, and Alabama National Guard all sent troops to assist. [44][45], Significant numbers of armed civilians[46] were also on the streets. Violence escalated in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Monday night as large groups of rowdy Black Lives Matters protesters-turned-rioters began congregating around the Kenosha County Courthouse. Further confrontations arose when armed militia members, whom Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth described as "like a group of vigilantes", arrived with the expressed intent of protecting businesses in the city.[7][8][9][10]. [92], In November 2020, shortly after Rittenhouse was released on bail, Florida state representative Anthony Sabatini tweeted "KYLE RITTENHOUSE FOR CONGRESS. [101], On August 26, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) called for the resignations of Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis and of Kenosha Sheriff David Beth. WATCH: Man Shot in Head at Kenosha Riots 2,767 Getty Images/Brandon Bell. Blaze TV's Elijah Schaffer was sent to Kenosha to cover the riots. [94][95], The Guardian characterized the shooter as among "white armed extremists". Blake was unsuccessfully tasered. [74] Via non-profit foundations, over $2.3 million has been raised for his legal defense. Our homes are under attack. [24], Police scanners stated that a Lenco BearCat armored personnel carrier was damaged by protesters, and a video posted by a local newspaper appeared to show an officer being knocked out with a brick. A man was shot in the head in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Tuesday night, as riots swept through the city for a third consecutive night. The protesters had been chasing him and were physically confronting Rittenhouse at the time that they were shot. Demonstrators gathered on Aug. 26 to protest the … After CNN showed footage of Kenosha, Wisconsin, burning while an on-screen chyron called the rioting there “mostly peaceful,” the responses on Twitter were mostly snarky. Rioting began Sunday after police shot James Blake, 29, who is black, in an incident that was touched off by a domestic violence complaint.. [6] In addition to street protests, marches, and demonstrations, the shooting also led to the 2020 American athlete boycotts. [10][11][12] Blake was shot after he opened the door to his SUV, while leaning into the vehicle. Early Tuesday, CNN’s Omar Jimenez was broadcasting from the ground about the unrest in Kenosha, which began Sunday after 29-year-old Jacob Blake was shot by police. People demonstrated outside the Kenosha County Public Safety Building despite a curfew that was imposed until 7am on Monday. Kenosha police confirmed early Wednesday that two people died during the shootings, with one hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. [2] Under Wisconsin state law,[22] he will be charged as an adult. [17] Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian and County Sheriff David Beth expressed their disapproval of armed civilians patrolling the streets,[18] while police officers were seen in a video giving them water and being heard saying, "We appreciate you guys, we really do. [53], Two men from Missouri who had traveled to Kenosha, who described themselves as militia members, were arrested on federal gun charges on 1 September. Karl Childers. [24], Rittenhouse was seen talking with police officers,[5][25] as well as offering medical aid to those who were injured. [59] On that day, a judge granted a request to delay the hearing until September 25 so that Rittenhouse could obtain his own counsel. The motive for the shooter is also unknown at … [57], On August 26, Rittenhouse turned himself in on charges of first-degree intentional homicide in his home state of Illinois. August 26, 2020 1:49 PM 5 mins reading. FURIOUS protests over the shooting of black man by police continued last night with buildings and cars torched. [25][26], Peaceful demonstrations were held during the day. [47] Grosskreutz later confirmed he was holding a handgun. [14] He is expected to survive, but is paralyzed from the waist down. Rittenhouse then made a phone call and was heard saying "I just killed somebody," and then fled as more protesters arrived.[39]. The 29-year-old, who is black, was shot seven times by a white police officer while trying to get into his SUV. See above for the interactive map. Kenosha peaceful on fourth night of protests as armed militias stay away after deadly shooting. [55], Second Amendment issues are embedded in the case. It started on August 26 when the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) refused to take the court for a playoff game. Governor Evers declared a state of emergency for the region, sending in 250 troops from the Wisconsin National Guard to the city. [52], Protests continued daily through August 29, when about 1,000 people participated in a march and rally. [46], Protests continued peacefully with chants and sidewalk art in a park near the courthouse, followed by a march. Late Tuesday night, two people were shot and killed and a third person was injured during protests over the shooting of armed criminal Jacob Blake. [15][16] He was initially handcuffed to the hospital bed and deputies were posted in his room,[17][18] but the handcuffs and deputies were later removed and a warrant for his arrest was vacated after Blake paid a bond. [40] Rittenhouse remained near the fatally wounded Rosenbaum as McGinnis began administering first aid. [43], Law enforcement erected a tall fence to protect the courthouse. [13] He is expected to survive, but is paralyzed from the waist down. [26][27], 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. Dylan Gwinn 25 Aug 2020. [31], On September 30, Rittenhouse's attorney said he will sue Joe Biden for slander over an ad he says prejudiced Kyle's legal rights. Kenosha se situe dans le Wisconsin, région célèbre pour ses fromages et ses Harley Davidson, à la fois paysanne et ouvrière, qu’Hillary Clinton n’avait pas jugé bon de visiter en 2016. [11][12] The incident occurred in Kenosha on August 23, 2020, as police officers were attempting to arrest Blake. [67][68], Attorney L. Lin Wood and the law firm Pierce Bainbridge are representing Rittenhouse. More arson takes place and is recorded on video. I also have my med kit." [63] In a jailhouse interview with The Washington Post, Rittenhouse said he cashed a coronavirus stimulus check to purchase the AR-15 rifle. [1][2] He was armed, allegedly illegally, with an AR-15 style rifle[3] and one of the victims who had a handgun. Charles Cunha, Law Enforcement Today, August 26, 2020 . 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