Chaos in Kenosha: Jacob Blake and Kyle Rittenhouse – Court TV Podcast

Posted at 7:28 AM, September 3, 2020 and last updated 2:56 PM, July 7, 2023

Riots broke out in the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin following the release of cell phone video of Jacob Blake being shot in the back seven times by a police officer. The violence prompted some to take up arms in order to counter the protestors and protect private property. Among those counter-protestors was 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, who, armed with a high-powered rifle, shot and killed two people and seriously wounded another.

Rittenhouse now faces murder charges, but will his lawyers being able to make a case for self-defense? And will the Kenosha police department be able to justify what happened to Jacob Blake? Court TV anchor Michael Ayala joins host Vinnie Politan to discuss it all.

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