Monday, August 15, 2016

Unrest in Milwaukee after officer-involved shooting leaves one dead

Large police presence at 8th and Wisconsin downtown.

"Crowds of protesters gathered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin after an officer fatally shot an allegedly armed man. The rally soon turned violent as protesters set cars and properties ablaze and clashed with police. Officials have confirmed that at least three people have been arrested." -- RT

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker activated the National Guard on Saturday following an eruption of violent protests and riots in Milwaukee over the death of a black man by police officers.

An armed black man was killed during a foot chase by police on Saturday, evoking riots and clashes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

RT reports:

"Scores of angry African American protesters gathered near the scene of the police shooting at Sherman Boulevard. What at first seemed like a Black Lives Matter-style gathering soon got out of control, however."

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