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The jury, which numbered 18 through two weeks of testimony, was whittled down to 12 for deliberations.

Kenosha County Judge Bruce Schroeder told the jury to begin weighing the case, which pits the prosecution’s argument that Rittenhouse recklessly shot the men without justification, against the teenager’s assertion that he acted in self-defence.

“OK folks, you can retire to consider your verdicts,” Schroeder said. Read more

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Jury to begin deliberations at Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial

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