KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A 17-year-old from Illinois who’s charged with killing two folks throughout a protest in Wisconsin and whose case has grow to be a rallying cry for some conservatives posted $2 million bail Friday and was launched from custody.

Kyle Rittenhouse is accused of fatally capturing Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz throughout an indication Aug. 25 that adopted the police capturing of Jacob Blake in Kenosha. He posted bond by his legal professional at about 2 p.m., Kenosha County Sheriff’s Sgt. David Wright mentioned.

Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, instructed police he was attacked whereas he was guarding a enterprise and that he fired in self-defense.

He faces a number of costs, together with intentional murder, reckless endangerment and being a minor in possession of a firearm. Wisconsin legislation doesn’t allow minors to hold or possess a gun until they’re searching. He’s due again in courtroom on Dec. three for a preliminary listening to.

His case has taken on political overtones. Supporters of the Black Lives Matter motion have painted Rittenhouse as a trigger-happy white supremacist. Conservatives upset over property destruction throughout current protests have portrayed him as a patriot exercising his proper to bear arms throughout unrest. A authorized protection fund for him has attracted hundreds of thousands of {dollars} in donations, and his mom received a standing ovation from ladies at a Waukesha County GOP operate in September.

Huber’s father, John Huber, requested Kenosha County Circuit Court docket Commissioner Loren Keating throughout a listening to Nov. 2 to set Rittenhouse’s bail between $four million and $10 million. Huber mentioned Rittenhouse thinks he is above the legislation and famous the trouble to boost cash on his behalf. He additionally recommended militia teams would conceal him from police if he had been launched.

Rittenhouse’s legal professional, Mark Richards, requested for $750,000 bail.

Keating finally set bail at $2 million, saying Rittenhouse was a flight danger given the seriousness of the costs in opposition to him.