What Happened in Chicago Last Night? How Looting and Rioting Broke Out

Posted on AllSides August 10th, 2020
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Widespread rioting and looting erupted on the streets of Chicago after people clashed with police over an officer-involved shooting the previous day.

Hundreds of people were seen ransacking businesses during a period of unrest which lasted several hours across the city from late Sunday into Monday morning.

Dozens of stores were looted along the "Magnificent Mile" shopping district, as well as other areas of Chicago.

Footage appearing on social media showed officers pelted with objects and people breaking into banks by smashing windows with baseball bats.

The violence saw the...

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