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Guy Who Got His Bicep Shot Off by Kyle Rittenhouse Files Lawsuit Against Him, Wisconsin Police, and Officials

EXCLUSIVE – A man who was injured in an attack by Kyle Rittenhouse in the Kenosha riots of 2020 has filed a lawsuit against Rittenhouse. Wisconsin Fox News Digital has received information about police officers and officials.

Gaige Grosskreutz testified that he pointed his firearm at Rittenhouse during the time Grosskreutz was a teenager. Grosskreutz is now seeking economic losses. “damages for emotional distress, humiliation, loss of enjoyment of life, and other pain and suffering on all claims,” Punitive and other damages.

“Astonishingly, the Kenosha Police Department, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, their supervising officials and police officers, and law enforcement officers from surrounding communities did not treat Defendant Rittenhouse or any of the other armed individuals patrolling the streets as a threat to the safety of themselves or the citizens they were sworn to protect,” Fox News Digital obtained the lawsuit.

“Instead, the law enforcement Defendants deputized these armed individuals, conspired with them, and ratified their actions by letting them patrol the streets, armed with deadly weapons, to mete out justice as they saw fit,'” Kimberley Motley and E. Milo Schwab from Ascend Counsel filed the suit on February 14.

KYLE RITTENHOUSE FINDED NOT GUILTY OVER ALL COUNTS IN KENOSHA TIAL

Gaige Grosskreutz watches video of the shooting as he testifies during Kyle Rittenhouse's trial at Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 8, 2021.

Gaige Grosskreutz sees video of the shooting and testifies at Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial at Kenosha County Courthouse (Kenosha, Wisconsin) on Nov. 8, 2021. (Mark Hertzberg/Pool Photo via AP. File)

Fox News Digital’s Rittenhouse said that he was available to assist. “prove my innocence again” The suit was not for sale, but he stated that it would come with a high price tag.

Grosskreutz was the third man Rittenhouse shot August 2020. Rittenhouse claimed it was self defense before Rittenhouse, then a teenager, was acquitted from homicide.

KENOSHA PROTESTERS DEMAND RITTENHOUSE TO BE FOUND GUILTY

Following the shooting by the police of Jacob Blake on Aug. 23, 2020, which left Blake paralysed from the waist down, violence erupted at Kenosha. Blake’s shooting only added to the simmering tensions. Protests After George Floyd’s tragic death, the Minneapolis Police Department took his body to the hospital on Memorial Day. 

Grosskreutz joined the protests following Blake’s shooting. Rittenhouse took to the streets that night with an AR-style semiautomatic rifle, in an attempt to protect businesses from the turmoil.

Kyle Rittenhouse is sworn in before testifying in his trial at Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 10, 2021.

Before he testifies in his trial at Kenosha County Courthouse, Kenosha (Wisconsin), on Nov. 10, 2021, Kyle Rittenhouse is sworn-in (Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News via AP and Pool

Rittenhouse was charged after he fatally shot Joseph Rosenbaum (36) and Anthony Huber (26) and left Grosskreutz with injuries.

Grosskreutz, then 17, testified during the trial that he pointed his pistol at Rittenhouse just before Grosskreutz shot Grosskreutz in an arm.

KYLE RITTENHOUSE IS INTERVIEWED BY TUCKER CARLSON. RECOUNTS KENOSHA ROTS, REACTS to MEDIA PORTRAAL OF TRIAL

Grosskreutz claimed to the prosecution that he raised his arms as he approached Rittenhouse, but didn’t intend on shooting the teenager when he pointed his gun at him.

People watch as the American flag flies over a burning building during a riot as demonstrators protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake on Aug. 24, 2020, in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

People observe as the American flag is flown over a burning building as protestors demonstrate against the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha (Wisconsin) on Aug. 24, 2020. (Joshua Lott – Washington Post via Getty Images

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“That’s not the kind of person that I am. That’s not why I was out there,” When asked why Rittenhouse wasn’t shot first, he replied. “It’s not who I am. And definitely not somebody I would want to become.”

Rittenhouse was not found guilty of the charges in November 2021. Fox News Digital reported that Rittenhouse said that the lawsuit was filed as “a little bit of a shock.”

“I guess it came as a shock to why he’s filing a lawsuit because he admitted that he pointed a gun in my face and that he chased me down,” Rittenhouse has been added.

Grosskreutz is the plaintiff in this lawsuit. “approached with his hands in the air to try to ease the situation and stop the killing.”

“Defendant Rittenhouse instead shot Mr. Grosskreutz in the bicep, leaving a gaping wound. Thankfully, Mr. Grosskreutz did not die that day,” According to the lawsuit. “But he must live with the physical and emotional wounds inflicted by Defendant Rittenhouse and the Defendants who deputized and enabled him. The conduct of the Defendants in this case directly caused Gaige Grosskreutz’s injury.” 

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The Also, lawsuit names The city of Kenosha as well Kenosha County and five other counties are defendants. Police officers include former Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth. Former Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis.


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