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Al Sharpton claimed Sunday that Kyle Rittenhouse confirmed up in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August 2020 to confront protesters.

“I think what people are forgetting, if you start with the wrong premise, you come to the wrong conclusion,” Sharpton stated of the jury’s verdict on MSNBC’s “The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart.”

“The reason Kyle Rittenhouse went to Kenosha was because there was protests against a young Black man shot in the back seven times by police,” Sharpton continued, happening to recommend that Rittenhouse was mendacity when he stated he went to Kenosha to defend property.

Al Sharpton speaks at a memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis on June 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Al Sharpton speaks at a memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis on June 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

“He was not a member of that community,” Sharpton stated of Rittenhouse, whose father and greatest pal lived in Kenosha on the time.

Rittenhouse stated he went to Kenosha to defend property.

HOW KYLE RITTENHOUSE ENDED UP IN KENOSHA ARMED WITH AN AR-15

Sharpton additionally stated he’s “very concerned” that the jury’s verdict will embolden some individuals to kill others and declare self-defense.

Family attorney Benjamin Crump speaks as Marcus Arbery (second from right), his former wife Wanda Cooper and Al Sharpton listen outside the Glynn County Courthouse on Nov. 10, 2021, in Brunswick, Georgia.

Family legal professional Benjamin Crump speaks as Marcus Arbery (second from proper), his former spouse Wanda Cooper and Al Sharpton hear outdoors the Glynn County Courthouse on Nov. 10, 2021, in Brunswick, Georgia.
(AP Photo/Lewis M. Levine Coastal)

“Are people now going to come into our protests and kill people or hurt people and claim self-defense?” Sharpton requested, including that members of Congress who’ve come out in assist of Rittenhouse have “anointed” such conduct.

Sharpton’s feedback got here days after jurors in Kenosha, Wisconsin, acquitted Rittenhouse on all fees associated to the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, whom he shot in August 2020 throughout a riot within the metropolis.

Kyle Rittenhouse reacts after he is found not guilty on all counts in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 19, 2021. 

Kyle Rittenhouse reacts after he’s discovered not responsible on all counts in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 19, 2021. 
(Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News through AP, Pool)

The shootings occurred on the second evening of rioting and violence within the small Wisconsin city after the police capturing of Jacob Blake throughout a home disturbance name. The police officer concerned in that capturing confronted no fees at both the state or federal stage after investigations discovered Blake was reaching for a knife when he was shot.

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