Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenage suspected shooter accused of killing two people and wounding a third during riots in Kenosha, Wis., was released from jail Friday on $2 million bail, authorities told Fox News.
The 17-year-old left the Kenosha County jail around 2 p.m. after his attorneys posted the bond, Sgt. David Wright of the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department said.
Money was raised through a fundraising effort initiated by Rittenhouse's defense team. Calls and messages to his lawyers were not returned.
KYLE RITTENHOUSE IS OUT OF JAIL.— Lin Wood (@LLinWood) November 20, 2020
God bless ALL who donated to help #FightBack raise required $2M cash bail.
Special thanks to Actor Ricky Schroder @rickyshroder1 & Mike Lindell @realMikeLindell for putting us over the top.
Kyle is SAFE.
Thanks to ALL who helped this boy.
Lin Wood, one of the attorneys, thanked actor Ricky Schroder and Mike Lindell, the "My Pillow" founder and prominent supporter of President Trump, in a tweet "for putting us over the top."
Rittenhouse has spent the past two months in police custody on a slew of criminal charges, including first-degree intentional homicide. He is accused of fatally shooting Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, amid riots on Aug 25. Another man, Gaige Grosskreutz, survived being shot.