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SCW NEWSWATCH: "[Chicago Downtown] Looting Was Coordinated Response To Police-Involved Shooting In Englewood, Brown Says" - CBS-2-Chicago - 8.10.20

"In a coordinated response to a police shooting in Englewood ... scores of stores were looted in the city overnight, leaving widespread destruction and injuring about a dozen officers .... Shortly after a suspect with a long criminal history shot at police and officers returned fire, several social media posts encouraged looting in the city ..... The suspect was wounded but is expected to survive .... 400 officers were dispatched to the Loop as caravans of cars began driving into the city. ... [L]ooters arrived with boxes of rocks and bricks to break into stores. ... [P]olice could not keep up with the speed and size of the crowds. Effective tonight access to downtown will be restricted from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. until further notice. ...."

SCW NEWSWATCH: "[Chicago] Looting Was Coordinated Response To Police-Involved Shooting In Englewood, Brown Says" - CBS-2-Chicago - 8.10.20

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