A man shot in the arm by Kyle Rittenhouse testified Monday that he believed he was “going to die” as he shot and killed two others during civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, 17. was given. -But said that Rittenhouse shot him only when he pointed his gun at him.
Gage Grosskretz, a volunteer medic, testified on the sixth day of the trial that he contacted Rittenhouse because he thought “the defendant was an active shooter.”
Prosecutor Thomas Binger asked Grosskretz what was going through his mind when he approached 17-year-old Rittenhouse, and he replied “that I was going to die.”
Binger asked why he didn’t use his own shotgun to shoot at Rittenhouse, and Grosskretz said it was “I’m not that kind of person” and “why I wasn’t there.”
During the cross-examination, Grosskretz stated that Rittenhouse did not fire at him until he stepped forward and pointed his gun at Rittenhouse.
Moments after Rittenhouse shot and killed two other men, Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, on August 25, 2020, Grosskretz was shot in the arm.