Juror in Rittenhouse trial dismissed for telling ‘joke’ about Jacob Blake shooting


Kenosha County Circuit Judge Bruce Schroeder dismissed a juror in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial on Thursday after he made a remark, described as “a joke,” about the shooting of Jacob Blake. Rittenhouse is on trial for killing two people and wounding another person during riots that erupted in Kenosha, Wis., after Blake was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha police officer in August 2020.

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