Eighteen-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse came into the limelight when he fatally shot three people, killing two of them in what he claimed was self-defense. In a highly publicized hearing, the court heard the case where the accused was charged with two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, attempted first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree intentional homicide, and first-degree reckless homicide. His younger sister, Faith Rittenhouse, was also thrust into the limelight as the whole world went searching to find out more about the assailant.
Faith Rittenhouse Brother’s Murder Trial
Kyle used a semi-automatic AR-15 style rifle to take the lives of twenty-six-year-old Anthony Huber and thirty-six year-old Joseph Rosenbaum. He also injured twenty-six-year-old Gaige Grosskreutz when he shot him on the right arm.
In the hearing, it was established that Kyle’s friend named Dominic Black bought him the rifle since he was a minor unable to acquire a firearm himself. Claiming to have been protecting businesses in Kenosha. In a quick turn of events, Rittenhouse shot the two men claiming that they were putting his life in danger.
Faith Rittenhouse Personal Life
Faith is currently around fifteen years old, three years younger than Kyle who was born in 2003. The Rittenhouse family lived in Antioch, Illinois.
Her brother’s murder trial raised a lot of questions after the court declared that he was not guilty of all charges pitted against him. This was despite heavy legal representation on the plaintiff’s side and indeed on valid grounds. Several left-wing politicians said that the verdict revealed a deep racial divide and injustice in the system. Additionally, more democrats felt that the verdict was unjust and republicans felt that it was a rightful judgment.
United States of America President Joe Biden asked that the citizens respect the verdict amidst millions that were deeply aggrieved by the helplessness they felt seeing the deep injustice that was in the American system. Rittenhouse attended several interviews after the verdict, all Democrat-aligned.
|Real Name||Kyle Rittenhouse|
|Age||15 (As of 2021)|
|Education Level||High School|
|Place of Birth||Illinois|
|Year of Birth||2005|