Factbox-How much prison time could shooter Kyle Rittenhouse face?

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Reuters

By Nathan Layne KENOSHA, Wis. (Reuters) – Whether Kyle Rittenhouse walks free or goes to prison is now in the hands of a Wisconsin jury. A 12-member jury must decide whether the U.S. teen acted in self-defense when he fatally shot two men and wounded a third during protests for racial justice in Kenosha last year. Rittenhouse, 18, faces five felony charges with sentences ranging from life in prison to 12-1/2 years behind bars. Two of the charges are punishable by up to 60 years in prison. The judge dismissed a misdemeanor charge against Rittenhouse for illegally possessing the AR-15-style rifl…

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