The lawyer for Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old gunman accused of killing two protestors in August in Kenosha, Wis., mentioned actor Ricky Schroder was amongst those that helped the teenager put up $2 million bail for his launch on Friday.
Lawyer Lin Wooden took to Twitter on Friday to announce Rittenhouse’s launch, giving a shoutout to Schroder for his donation.
“God bless all who donated to assist #FightBack elevate required $2M money bail,” wrote Wooden. “Particular because of actor Ricky Schroder and [My Pillow CEO] Mike Lindell for placing us excessive. Kyle is protected. Due to all who helped this boy.”
In a while Friday night, Wooden shared a photograph of Rittenhouse with fellow lawyer John Pierce and Schroder. “Thanks, all donors. Thanks, all patriots. Thank God almighty,” the tweet learn.
Schroder additionally retweeted Wooden’s feedback on Parler, a conservative social media platform, sharing a put up that learn, “Observe and thank actor Ricky for his important contribution to get #FightBack over the objective line to succeed in $2M money bail objective.”
Rittenhouse’s bond was posted on Friday afternoon, and he “is now not in custody on the Kenosha County Jail,” in keeping with a press release from Kenosha County Sheriff’s Sgt. David Wright.
On Aug. 25, Rittenhouse, a young person from Antioch, Sick., was charged with first-degree intentional murder, first-degree reckless murder, tried first-degree intentional murder and different prices in reference to the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber.
The teenager has claimed he was performing out of self-defense.
Schroder — who launched his profession as a toddler actor in “The Champ” and starred within the NBC sitcom “Silver Spoons” — was arrested twice for suspicion of home violence in April 2019, and was held in lieu of $50,000 bail. He was not prosecuted for both allegation.
Schroder’s representatives didn’t instantly reply to Selection‘s request for remark.