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Teen in Kenosha shooting ‘provoked everything’: prosecutor

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Washington (AFP) – The American teen who killed two people during protests in Wisconsin last year cannot claim self-defense because he “provoked everything,” the prosecutor said Monday during the high-profile trial’s closing arguments. Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, shot three men, two fatally, as protestors set fires and damaged businesses during anti-police demonstrations and rioting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on August 25, 2020. Rittenhouse, who was 17 years old at the time, testified last week that he feared for his life and had shot the men in self-defense. “You cannot hide behind self-defense if you …

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