Movies at present circulating on social media purportedly present the widespread looting that occurred in Chicago in a single day following a police-involved capturing within the metropolis Sunday.
Twitter customers have posted movies of a whole lot of individuals looting shops comparable to Nordstrom, Walgreens, Macy’s, Coach, Gucci and Louis Vuitton.
The Chicago Tribune reported that it noticed folks carrying purchasing luggage stuffed with merchandise within the areas the place the looting was taking place and a minimum of one U-Haul van was seen pulling up.
An Apple retailer and Tesla dealership had been amongst these focused.
In a single video, a girl seen carrying luggage seems to have been taken into custody after tripping whereas working away from police.
Different movies present obvious arrests taking place, however the circumstances are unclear.
Officers advised the Chicago Tribune that one gun was seized in reference to the looting. A rock additionally reportedly was thrown at a police automobile whereas anti-cop graffiti was noticed in two areas.
The looting started round midnight however gave the impression to be largely beneath management by three a.m. native time, studies say.
But round 5:45 a.m. this morning, some shops had been nonetheless being focused.