The defense put new footage into evidence on Tuesday, Nov. 2, during Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial, with descriptions supplied before the film was shown to give jurors a sense of what was happening in the video.

The video was taken from an FBI plane during a riot in Aug. 2020, during which Rittenhouse shot three men, killing two and injuring a third, The Post Millennial reported.

Tuesday’s footage adds to a prior video released in Sept. 2020 by a group raising money for Rittenhouse’s legal defense. The #FightBack Foundation, a free-speech group, released an 11-minute video documenting the events of that fatal night in Kenosha.

According to The Washington Post, in August 2020, When Jacob Blake, a Black 29-year-old man, was shot in the back by Rusten Sheskey, a White police officer, Kenosha had erupted. The shooting went viral immediately, prompting peaceful protests during the day and bursts of property damage and destruction at night. However, the Kenosha County district attorney, Michael Graveley, declined to arrest Sheskey months later, claiming Blake had resisted police and was armed with a knife.

The shooting led to days of unrest in Kenosha. On Tuesday night, Aug. 25, 2020, two people were fatally shot and another injured. Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, has been charged in connection with the shootings. Rittenhouse is shown in video footage before the shooting with other armed vigilantes explaining that he came to protect local businesses from looting.

The 2020 video shows Joseph Rosenbaum in pursuit of Rittenhouse. Alexander Blaine, a 44-year-old Sin City Disciples gang member and amateur porn actor was identified as the rioter who fired a single gunshot. Before Rittenhouse got trapped between parked cars, Blaine’s handgun muzzle flash could be seen.

Reporter Richard McGinniss was seen following close behind, capturing the foot pursuit on his phone. A mob armed with bats created a barricade directly in front of Rittenhouse.

As The BL previously reported, on Aug. 31, 2020, President Donald Trump said a northern Illinois teen accused of shooting anti-police demonstrators might have acted in self-defense.

The Oval Office believes Antioch, Illinois, resident Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, may have opened fire on at least four extreme anarchist protesters because he feared for his life late at night on Aug. 25.

The president revealed graphic footage of the alleged incident that strongly suggests Rittenhouse only opened fire after falling to the ground and being attacked by protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

“You saw the same tape as I saw and he was trying to get away from them,” he said in a statement. “I guess it looks like he fell and then they very violently attacked him.”

The president does not believe the teen would have pulled the trigger unless he truly believed his life was in danger.

“I guess he was in very big trouble,” he said. “He would have been … he probably would have been killed.”

Kenosha County prosecutors have already charged Rittenhouse with killing two people and injuring another, according to the criminal complaint obtained by the Guardian. Charges include the “first-degree reckless homicide” of activist Joseph Rosenbaum and “first-degree intentional homicide” of Anthony Huber.

The accused’s family categorically rejected the charges as politically motivated and maintained he was defending himself from a “brutal attack by multiple members of the far-leftist group antifa.”

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