Kenosha, a city of about 100,000 people on Lake Michigan a few miles from the Illinois border, was the scene of a nationwide shooting spree last year.
In August, a Kenosha Police Department officer shot 29-year-old black man Jacob Blake, leaving him partially paralyzed. Protests of the shooting began across the US over the police murders of George Floyd and others. Kyle H., a teenager from Illinois. Rittenhouse was accused of shooting and killing two people during demonstrations in Kenosha.
According to the Gun Violence Archive, there were more than 600 large-scale shootings in the United States this year, and 147 this year, and as of April 16 of this year, 147 were reported. This organization defines a mass shooting in which four or more people are injured or killed, not including the perpetrator.