MILWAUKEE, Wis. – A Kenosha County court commissioner set bail at $2 million for Kyle Rittenhouse at his first Wisconsin court appearance Monday, after being extradited from Lake County, Illinois, on Friday afternoon.
Rittenhouse, 17, faces homicide charges from the Aug. 25 shootings during the civil unrest that followed the police shooting of Jacob Blake, who was left paralyzed, two days earlier.
Rittenhouse is charged with killing Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, Anthony Huber, 26, and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz, 22. His attorneys say he acted in self-defense.
During a Zoom hearing, Court Commissioner Loren Keating said he considered Rittenhouse a flight risk,