Hundreds of ‘mostly peaceful protesters’ swept through the Magnificent Mile and other parts of downtown Chicago early Monday, smashing windows, looting stores, confronting police and at one point exchanging gunfire with officers, authorities said.
Local fake "news" calls this a peaceful protest. @WPTV @CBS12 @WPBF25News RT @MrAndyNgo: Gunfire rings out on the streets of Chicago during the #BlackLivesMatter riot overnight. Looters scatter the street. #ChicagoRiots pic.twitter.com/LyNpSAJ4Uz
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As The Chicago Tribune reports, officers had stopped several people on Lake Street near Michigan Avenue when shots were fired from a passing car around 4:30 a.m., nearly five hours into the widespread vandalism, according to police spokesman Tom Ahern.
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No officers were shot but a squad car was hit, he said. It was not known if anyone in the gunman’s car was shot.
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