- The then-17-year-old traveled about 20 miles to Wisconsin from his Illinois home carrying the semi-automatic rifle and claiming to protect property from unrest after the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
- Rittenhouse “feared for his life” as he was attacked by rioters, his defense lawyer told jurors.
- He was found not guilty of two counts of homicide in the fatal shooting of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, one count of attempted homicide for wounding Gaige Grosskreutz, and two counts of reckless endangerment, and other lesser charges.
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- Others expressed their support.