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Judge Modifies Bail Conditions For Rittenhouse

18 Year Old Can't Associate With White Supremacists, Consume Alcohol Or Possess Firearms

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Kyle Rittenhouse, right, and other adult males flash the “OK” sign
Kyle Rittenhouse, right, and other adult males flash the “OK” sign, in photos, which prosecutors say has been co-opted as a sign of “white-power” by known white supremacy groups. Photo from Kenosha County Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger’s motion

A Wisconsin judge has modified bail conditions for an 18-year-old Illinois teen charged with fatally shooting two people during a protest in southeastern Wisconsin.

Kyle Rittenhouse was 17 at the time of the Aug. 25 shooting in Kenosha. He faces multiple counts and is free on $2 million bail.

A judge ruled Friday that Rittenhouse can’t associate with known white supremacists. He is also barred from possessing and consuming alcohol and from having firearms.

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Prosecutors made the request after Rittenhouse was seen at a Wisconsin bar. Prosecutors say he and others displayed a hand gesture known to be used by white supremacists.

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