Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teenager accused of killing two people during protests in Wisconsin last year, must stay away from white supremacists, guns and alcohol, has ruled a judge.
The move comes after Rittenhouse, who is free on a $ 2 million bond, was spotted drinking at a bar in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, and posed for a photo with two men who flashed a sign “OK” – a so-called symbol of white power.
Prosecutors have asked that the conditions of Rittenhouse’s bail be changed after the photo emerged.
A Wisconsin judge obligated, stating that Rittenhouse “must not knowingly engage in conduct with any person or group of persons known to harm, threaten, harass or threaten others because of their race, beliefs in religion, color, national gender. “
The 18-year-old is also prohibited from obtaining a firearm and consuming alcohol.
The legal drinking age in Wisconsin is 21, but Rittenhouse was legally allowed to drink at the bar because he was with his mother.
Rittenhouse was 17 when he joined an armed militia on August 25, apparently to protect businesses in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during protests against the shooting of Jacob Blake, a black man who was shot seven times in the back by a white font.
Rittenhouse fired his assault rifle during the protest, killing Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber. The shooting also injured Gaige Grosskreutz, authorities said.
He has since pleaded not guilty to the murder charges resulting from the shooting, claiming to have fired in self-defense.
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