Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Bruce Schroeder stopped him, making sure the gun was not loaded.
“Check it again, check it again,” Schroeder said.
In his cross-examination, defense attorney Mark Richards asked Kelly whether the wound on Rosenbaum’s arm corresponded to a bullet shot while Rosenbaum’s hand was on top of the barrel.
“It makes sense,” Kelly said.
Cross asked whether the shot in the arm might be as Rosenbaum, who had already been shot once, tried to turn away or knock the barrel of the gun.
“Those scenarios are possible,” Kelly says.
Self Defense: The Root of the Matter
Rittenhouse and defendants are arguing that Rittenhouse was acting in self-defense when he killed Rosenbaum of Kenosha and Huber of Silver Lake, and Gage of Milwaukee during the unrest in Kenosha following the August 23 police shooting of Jacob Blake. Groskretz was injured. , 2020. For Rittenhouse to be found not guilty in the shooting, the jury must be convinced that Rittenhouse believed he needed to use force to save himself from death or major bodily harm.
In his case, the state was attempting to show that Rittenhouse was acting recklessly when he shot Rosenbaum, who was unarmed, and that he was acting intentionally when he shot Huber, who killed Rittenhouse. was hit with a skateboard, and Grosskretz, who was armed with a handcuff. The state has attempted to show that Huber, Grosskretz and others who followed Rittenhouse were attempting to stop a man they saw as an active shooter.