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19-year-old charged with illegally supplying gun to Kyle Rittenhouse

Charges have been filed against a 19-year-old who prosecutors say purchased and supplied the gun used in the fatal shootings of two men in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Charges have been filed against a 19-year-old man who prosecutors allege purchased and supplied the gun used by 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse in the fatal shootings of two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Dominick Black, of Kenosha, faces two felony counts of intentionally giving a dangerous weapon to a minor, causing death, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kenosha County Circuit Court. If he’s found guilty, he faces up to 6 years in prison per count.

When reached by NBC News, Black’s attorney declined to comment on his client’s case at this time.

The complaint says Black told authorities that over the summer he received money for the Smith & Wesson M&P 15 rifle from Rittenhouse, his friend, who was too young to have legally purchased the weapon himself.

Rittenhouse is charged with first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree reckless homicide, attempted first-degree intentional homicide and other charges after fatally shooting two men and injuring a third during a protest on Aug. 25 over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. While Rittenhouse admitted to…

Stefan Sykes

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