Kyle Rittenhouse due in court Tuesday for likely final motion hearing

Kyle Rittenhouse, who shot three people in Wisconsin during unrest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, is due in court Tuesday — where a judge is expected to rule on his request to call a self-defense expert in his upcoming trial.

Attorneys for the Illinois man are expected to argue in a Kenosha County courtroom that such use-of-force testimony is pivotal to Rittenhouse’s defense that he needed to protect himself from possible death or serious injury, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Rittenhouse shot three people, including two fatally, in Kenosha with an AR-15-style rifle last August amid riots and protests over the police shooting of Blake, who was left paralyzed from the waist down.

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