Even though he clearly saved his own life from fatal threats, 17-year-old Rittenhouse is being charged with first-degree intentional homicide. He was arrested in his home town of Antioch, Illinois the next day. The media declared Rittenhouse to be a “fugitive from justice” even though he turned himself over to law enforcement after he was attacked.
In the street footage, Rittenhouse was fleeing from a mob of assailants, one of which appeared to carry a handgun. In the video, the handgun-toting assailant fired the first shot. The muzzle blast can be seen on cell phone video. There were reportedly eight other shots fired in the distance before Rittenhouse was faced with a life or death decision.
As he was being chased and audibly shot at, Rittenhouse showed tremendous patience and resolve. Instead of turning around and firing at the assailants upon hearing the first gunshot, Rittenhouse kept retreating, running away from the threats. One assailant allegedly threw a “Molotov cocktail” during the chase. When Rittenhouse fell to the pavement, the assailants narrowed in and attempted to bash him to death with a skateboard. Rittenhouse waited until the last moment to defend himself, saving his own life as he was being bashed in the head.
Even more telling, one of the assailants narrowing in was clearly holding out a handgun. As that assailant narrowed in, this is when Rittenhouse made a wise decision, putting a round in the head and another round in the chest of the two nearest assailants, while injuring another. Rittenhouse fired just four shots, stopping short of putting down other assailants that could have also been packing. There were allegedly at least eight other shots fired from unknown sources before and another eight shots fired after Rittenhouse defended himself.
Rittenhouse allegedly had been carrying the semi-automatic rifle to protect a nearby business from the threat of rioters and looters. The area he was chased across had previously been ransacked by rioters who had clearly busted out car windows. Rittenhouse, under duress and under fire, ultimately saved his own life from Antifa thugs and other violent demonstrators who had been tearing up Kenosha for three days straight.
The first assailant to be taken down was Joseph Rosenbaum, 36. Video allegedly shows him chasing Rittenhouse and throwing something at him. Rosenbaum was a registered sex offender for a sex crime involving a minor. The second assailant, wielding a skateboard, is Anthony Huber, whose rap sheet includes battery and strangulation. The man wielding a handgun is allegedly a convicted felon named Gaige Grosskreutz. He is also a member of the People’s Revolution Movement, a communist group that seeks to overthrow America. The left-wing media is currently trying to paint these Antifa/BLM assailants as civil rights heroes, but they are nothing more than violent thugs with a history of violence who were actively pursuing an innocent young man.
It’s time for democrat mayors and governors to stop siding with these Antifa/BLM terrorists and condoning their behavior. It’s time for these traitorous democratic leaders to be held accountable when they openly allow these domestic terror groups to continue their rampage, threatening innocent lives. In the wake of Kenosha, how many young and innocent people will be left with no option but to act in self-defense, only to be crucified by the left-wing, traitorous media? When will the true criminals be tried, and the innocent be set free?