Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department / APThis Oct. 30, 2020 file photo provided by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department shows Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin. (Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department / AP)
In a farcical irony, the police department of Kenosha, Wisconsin, is being sued for negligence in the shootings of two protesters during an anti-police riot on Aug. 25, 2020.
Also named as defendants are the city of Kenosha, Kenosha County, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth, Police Chief Daniel Miskinis and employees of the city police department.
Basically, the plaintiffs claim that the police (whom they were reportedly protesting against as part of the left’s defund the police hysteria) failed to protect them from teen Kyle Rittenhouse.
Attorneys for Rittenhouse have said he fired at protesters Gaige Grosskreutz, Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber in self-defense during the chaotic night. Huber and Rosenbaum died of