Kyle Rittenhouse, the teen charged with murder after shooting three alleged rioters in August, was released from jail in Wisconsin Friday with the help of a big-name conservative.
WTMJ-TV reported the 17-year-old left the Kenosha County Jail Friday afternoon.
Rittenhouse posted $2 million bail through his attorney, Lin Wood.
Wood, on social media, stated that MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell contributed to the fund to defend and release Rittenhouse, as did numerous other individuals.
Wood posted on Twitter, “In the midst of battles of 20/20, The People needed & deserved some good news. That news was received today with release of Kyle Rittenhouse.”
“I thank members of my 501(c)(4) foundation, #FightBack for their long hours & dedication. We could not have done it without The People.”
In the midst of battles of 20/20, The People needed & deserved some good news.