Gun used by Kyle Rittenhouse during Kenosha unrest destroyed by Wisconsin State Crime Lab

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) – The Kenosha Police Department on Friday, March 11, released photos of the gun used by Kyle Rittenhouse.

Police say the gun was retrieved as evidence from the Kenosha Joint Services evidence bureau, then it was marked by officers, photographed and taken to the Wisconsin State Crime Lab where it was destroyed on Feb. 25. 

The AR-15-style rifle was used to shoot and kill two men during unrest in Kenosha in 2020.

Rittenhouse killed Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum. A third man, Gaige Grosskreutz, was also wounded.

Rittenhouse’s attorney requested the rifle be returned, along with other items.


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