Wisconsin governor puts at least 500 national guards on standby as decision approaches in Kyle Rittenhouse trial

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Kyle Rittenhouse is currently on trial for killing two men and injuring a third last year during protests that took place in Kenosha following the police shooting of Jacob Blake. As the process begins to wrap up, the city has already begun preparing for the outcome of the process.

According to NBC NewsGovernor Tony Evers put at least 500 national guards on hold on Friday as the trial neared its end. Concluding arguments are expected to take place on Monday, as many people around the world are waiting to hear the verdict in this case.

Governor Evers said in a statement, “I urge people who are otherwise not in the area to respect the community by reconsidering any plans to travel there and encourage those who may choose to come together and exercise their First Amendment rights to do so safely. and peaceful. “

Rittenhouse, who was living in Illinois at the time of the shooting, said he made the trip to protect businesses in the town of Kenosha. He claimed to have fired his weapon in self-defense.

He currently faces life in prison if convicted of first-degree voluntary homicide and up to 60 years for each of the other charges related to the murder.

Like us previously Rittenhouse reported earlier this week as he spoke as he spoke about the deadly shooting that took place last summer, and was moved as he explained the incident.

“I look over my shoulder, and Mr. Rosenbaum was now running from my right side, and I was cornered by … in front of me … There were people right there,” he said.

Many people shared their thoughts on the moment, including LeBron James who said:

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