Rittenhouse vows to 'prove innocence again' as man he shot in 2020 sues him for emotional distress

Kyle Rittenhouse vows to 'prove my innocence again' after man he shot in the arm during 2020 Kenosha riots sues him for 'emotional distress and humiliation' despite testifying that he pointed his firearm first

By James Reynolds For Dailymail.Com

Published: 10:35 GMT, 22 February 2023 | Updated: 10:50 GMT, 22 February 2023

Kyle Rittenhouse has vowed to 'prove my innocence again' after the man he shot in 2020 sued him for 'emotional distress and humiliation'.

Gaige Grosskreutz, who testified that Rittenhouse had pointed a gun at him and shot him during the 2020 Kenosha riots, will sue the 20-year-old for 'damages for emotional distress, humiliation, loss of enjoyment of life, and other pain and suffering on all claims.'

Grosskreutz 'must live with the physical and emotional wounds inflicted by Defendant Rittenhouse and the Defendants who deputized and enabled him,' the lawsuit says.

It claims that 'the law enforcement Defendants deputized these armed individuals, conspired with them, and ratified their actions by letting them patrol the streets, armed with deadly weapons, to mete out justice as they saw fit.'

This comes only weeks after the father of