Published On: Wed, Aug 18th, 2021

Parents of Man Allegedly Shot by Kyle Rittenhouse Sue Authorities in Kenosha

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The parents of one of the men allegedly shot dead by Kyle Rittenhouse in a Wisconsin city last year filed a lawsuit this week against police officials and other authorities, alleging they could have stopped the shooting. Rittenhouse, then 17, fired on Anthony Huber in August 2020 in Kenosha after Huber rushed toward him while wielding a skateboard, video footage showed. Prosecutors said that the gunshot wound killed Huber. Rittenhouse also allegedly killed another man who was approaching him and wounded a third. Rittenhouse, who has said he was in the city to help protect businesses from rioters, and other armed private citizens could have been stopped by law enforcement, Huber’s parents said in the new lawsuit. “Astonishingly, the Kenosha Police Department, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, and their supervising officials and police officers, did not treat Rittenhouse or any of the other armed individuals patrolling the streets as a threat to the …

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