One of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse‘s attorneys is stepping away from his criminal defense soon after prosecutors argued he should be blocked from representing the 17-year-old due to his fundraising efforts.
Los Angeles based lawyer John M. Pierce confirmed will be pulling back from the teenager’s defense and attorney Mark Richards will now be representing Rittenhouse in the criminal trial.
Pierce said he will instead be focusing on raising money for the defense team.
Pierce, along with Rittenhouse‘s fellow attorney Lin Wood, were able to raise the $2m needed to post the teenager’s bail following a successful fundraising campaign.
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