Judge Bruce Schroeder speaks during the trial on November 12. (Sean Krajacic/Pool/Getty Images)Testimony in the Kyle Rittenhouse homicide trial in Wisconsin concluded Thursday, with closing arguments expected Monday in a high-profile case that has polarized the nation.
Jurors heard from more than 30 witnesses over eight days. The highlight came Wednesday when the 18-year-old defendant took the stand and offered dramatic testimony interrupted by tears and several heated exchanges between the judge and prosecutor.
Judge Bruce Schroeder told jurors that each side will have two and half hours for closings Monday before he instructs the panel on the law.
The jury of eight men and 10 women will be narrowed to 12 by a drawing of names, according
The judge dismissed a misdemeanor weapons charge prior to the start of closing arguments. Rittenhouse now faces five felony charges.
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