Rittenhouse's defense team files motion to exclude evidence from trial

Updated: 3:07 p.m. on July 2, 2021

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Kyle Rittenhouse's defense team filed a motion Friday to exclude certain evidence from trial, including accusations Rittenhouse was involved in a fight with a woman in July of 2020 and evidence Rittenhouse met with members of the Wisconsin branch of the Proud Boys in a Racine bar in January.

On Thursday, prosecutors filed a motion to include that evidence.

The defense also wants to exclude evidence that the gun used in the shooting was purchased with stimulus money.

A motion hearing is set for Sept. 17.

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Posted: 6:25 p.m. on July 1, 2021

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- There's been more legal activity in the case against suspected Kenosha riot shooter Kyle Rittenhouse.

Prosecutors filed a motion Thursday, July 1, to include evidence of other acts of violence committed by Rittenhouse.

The documents say they have video of Rittenhouse punching a teenage girl during a fight in Kenosha last summer.

Prosecutors also claim they have confirmed that Rittenhouse met with high-ranking members of the Wisconsin branch of the Proud Boys in a Racine bar back in January.

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