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Man charged with supplying gun in deadly Wisconsin protest

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors in Wisconsin have charged a 19-year-old man with supplying the gun that police say was used in a pair of fatal shootings during a protest in August.

Dominick Black was charged with two felony counts of supplying a dangerous weapon to a minor. According to the criminal complaint, Black asked 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse to join him in guarding businesses in Kenosha during the protest and gave him an assault rifle.

Rittenhouse used the rifle to shoot two protesters and wound a third during the demonstration. Rittenhouse faces multiple charges, including intentional homicide and illegally possessing a firearm.

 


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