Antioch Police Department / Chicago Tribune via APThis undated booking photo from the Antioch Police Department shows Kyle Rittenhouse, who has been charged with fatally shooting two men and injuring a third during a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August 2020. (Antioch Police Department / Chicago Tribune via AP)
A 17-year-old from Illinois who is charged with killing two people during a riot in Wisconsin posted $2 million bail on Friday and was released from custody.
Kyle Rittenhouse is accused of fatally shooting Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz during a riot on Aug. 25 that followed the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha.
He posted bond through his attorney at about 2 p.m., Kenosha County Sheriff’s Sgt. David Wright said.
Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, told police he was attacked while he was guarding a business and that he fired in self-defense.