CHICAGO – WARNING: VIDEOS IN THIS STORY CONTAIN GRAPHIC LANGUAGE
Twitter customers have posted movies of lots of of individuals looting shops akin to Nordstrom, Walgreens, Macy’s, Coach, Gucci and Louis Vuitton.
The Chicago Tribune reported that it noticed individuals carrying procuring luggage filled with merchandise within the areas the place the looting was occurring and at the very least one U-Haul van was seen pulling up.
An Apple retailer and Tesla dealership have been amongst these focused.
In a single video, a lady seen carrying luggage seems to have been taken into custody after tripping whereas working away from police.
Different movies present obvious arrests occurring, however the circumstances are unclear.
Officers instructed the Chicago Tribune that one gun was seized in reference to the looting. A rock additionally reportedly was thrown at a police automotive whereas anti-cop graffiti was noticed in two places.
The looting started round midnight however gave the impression to be principally beneath management by three a.m. native time, experiences say.
But round 5:45 a.m. this morning, some shops have been nonetheless being focused.