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Suspect charged in double homicide of two brothers makes first court appearance

KENOSHA, Wis. – (CBS 58) The suspect connected to a shooting that killed two brothers outside a Twin Lakes bar made his first court appearance.

Nathan Kivi, 25, is facing two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, possession of a firearm by a felon and two counts of bail jumping.

According to the criminal complaint, Kivi went to the Beach Bar with some friends last Friday night. When they were heading out there was an argument going on outside.

Kivi got in his car and a witness noticed he took a gun out from his center console. Witnesses said someone threw something at his window and broke it.

Witnesses said they saw Kivi get out of the car and start shooting.

The victims Kenneth and Richard Samuel were hit. Richard died at the scene and Kenneth died at the hospital.

The suspect took off. Police tracked Kivi through his phone and found him near Tomah, Wisconsin.

When he was pulled over, he told the state trooper that they, “had the right person, that he did it, and he would cooperate.”

A gun was recovered inside the car.

Kivi has a lengthy criminal history. He is a convicted felon. During the time of the shooting, Kivi was out on bond for a strangulation case.

Kivi’s bail was set at $2 million. He will be back in court on December 5th.


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