Protests erupted from New York to California after Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges


Protests erupted Saturday morning in major US cities on Friday evening after Wisconsin’s Kenosha Court acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all charges against him.

A jury of 12 men pleaded not guilty Friday afternoon to five charges, including first-degree intentional homicide and first-degree reckless manslaughter after three people were killed in a riot in Kenosha in August 2020. 29-year-old police shootings Jacob Blake.

At the Kenosha trial, Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all counts

The ruling sparked debate on gun laws, self-defense and criminal justice because it concerns race.

Portland

In Portland, Oregon, police announced a riot in the downtown area after a protest verdict near the Multnomah County Justice Center was violent and destructive.

The rioters smashed the window of the city’s print shop, the nearby window of a police vehicle, and destroyed the bureau’s premises downtown.

The Portland City Print Store Window Smashed (Credit: Portland Police Bureau)

The Portland Police Bureau said in a tweet early Saturday morning that police arrested one man and issued five warnings and 17 warnings before a “devastating crowd … dispersed” early Saturday morning.

Chicago

Thieves are reportedly targeted in Chicago Nieman Marcus Collect on top ChicagoMagnificent Mile and GameStop protesters took to the streets in the south on Friday night, police said.

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At Neiman Marcus, it was reported that a group of 15 people broke into the department store and left in three vehicles with their stolen goods, although police did not say whether the thefts were related to the protests, before LOVEBYLIFE 32 Chicago Reported.

“Many of the offenders came in 2-3 vehicles[s], He exited the vehicle and took a large quantity of goods and entered the retail store, “the Chicago Police Department said in a statement to the Neiman Marcus theft.” The criminals then fled the vehicle. An area where there are no criminals in custody is being investigated by three detectives.

An “unknown” quantity of goods was stolen from the GameStop store, and according to the department, no criminals were in their possession on Saturday morning.

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An investigation into the theft incidents is ongoing.

New York City

Hundreds The performers Marched across New York CityBrooklyn Bridge to Manhattan Friday night, blocking traffic after the verdict.

At one point, the protesters held their knees and held a moment of silence on the bridge Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26 – Rittenhouse fatally shot last year by two men.

Protesters march across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York on Friday, November 19, 2021, after Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo / Jena Moon)

Protesters march across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York on Friday, November 19, 2021, after Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo / Jena Moon)

In Queens, at least five people were arrested for property damage.

Protesters carrying Palestinian flags are leading a group of protesters in Brooklyn in videos and photos posted on social media.

“The NYPD takes its responsibility seriously to protect the rights of the 1st Amendment of peaceful demonstrators,” the department wrote on Twitter. “The safety and security of NY is just as important as people who break the law in the name of protest. As seen in Queens tonight, they will be arrested.”

The NYPD tweeted Photos Windshield and graffiti on the back of someone’s vehicle: “F — you.”

Bay Area, California

About 100 people participated in a peaceful protest in Oakland, California Scheduled for 6pm PT, according to local reports.

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The protest took place downtown, with some protesters carrying placards labeled Rittenhouse as “guilty” and calling on the Justice Department to review the Rittenhouse case. Fox 2 San Francisco.

Bria Swenson holds a sign in Oakland, California on Friday, November 19, 2021, after Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo / Noah Burger)

Bria Swenson holds a sign in Oakland, California on Friday, November 19, 2021, after Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo / Noah Burger)

There were other peaceful protests Sacramento.

Six suspects were arrested Friday night in San Francisco on charges of leaving the Louis Vuitton store in Union Square. Shopping The district is “empty” according to the report.

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It is not clear that the thefts are related to any kind of protests

At 8:10 pm, @SFPD responded to the possible looting and vandalism of retailers in Union Square. Many suspects have been arrested. Addtl @SFPD is responding to the area to address criminal acts, “San Francisco Police Department Public Information Officer Robert Reuka said in a tweet early Saturday.” Anyone with information is asked to contact SFPD at 415-575-4444 or send a tip to TIP411. . “

Other higher levels Retailers, Including Fendi and Yves Saint Laurent, also smashed, Fox 2 The Bay Area reported.

District 3 Supervisor Aaron Peskin told the outlet that although many of the suspects initially fled, police did a “good job” of eventually arresting six suspects.

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Kenosha

According to LBL reporters at the scene, a small group of protesters stood outside the Kenosha courtroom on Friday night acquitting Rittenhouse and shouting slogans against the police.

Kenosha, Wisconsin, outside court protesters acquitted of Kyle Rittenhouse (credit: Fox News)

Kenosha, Wisconsin, outside court protesters acquitted of Kyle Rittenhouse (credit: LBL)

Several local businesses had their doors locked and closed the night before, but the performances remained peaceful.

Kenosha, Wisconsin, outside court protesters acquitted of Kyle Rittenhouse (credit: Fox News)

Kenosha, Wisconsin, outside court protesters acquitted of Kyle Rittenhouse (credit: LBL)

Demonstrations have been taking place outside the courtroom since the beginning of the week when the jury began deliberating.

Boston

Members of local Boston activist groups gathered in New England City on Friday night for a relatively small protest.

One Flyer The activist group “Solidarity Against Hate – Boston” posted to Twitter, calling for “justice for Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum” and telling protesters to “wear black.”

According to Facebook events, more protests have been scheduled between Saturday and Monday in Pittsburgh, Baltimore, New Orleans, San Jose, Honolulu and other cities and in various Wisconsin towns, including Oshkosh and Traverse City.

Many Democratic politicians, leftist pundits, celebrities and Agencies His acquittal highlights a biased justice system for white people, but Republicans and right-wing pundits hailed the ruling as an example of a working justice system.

During the trial, the 18-year-old lawyer argued that he acted in self-defense when Rosenbaum and Huber were fatally shot and wounded. Guy Grosskrootz, 27.

LBL’ Brie Stimson and Dom Calicchio contributed to this report.



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