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Chaos In Chicago: Bridges Raised To Prevent Gun-Toting Looters Getting Downtown

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Originally appeared at ZeroHedge

Hundreds of ‘mostly peaceful protesters’ swept through the Magnificent Mile and other parts of downtown Chicago early Monday, smashing windows, looting stores, confronting police and at one point exchanging gunfire with officers, authorities said.

As The Chicago Tribune reports, officers had stopped several people on Lake Street near Michigan Avenue when shots were fired from a passing car around 4:30 a.m., nearly five hours into the widespread vandalism, according to police spokesman Tom Ahern.

No officers were shot but a squad car was hit, he said. It was not known if anyone in the gunman’s car was shot.

Chaos In Chicago: Bridges Raised To Prevent Gun-Toting Looters Getting Downtown

Police made “a lot of arrests” and recovered at least one gun, officials said.

And that escalation, as Summit News’ Paul Joseph Watson details, prompted Chicago authorities took the decision to raise all major bridges in an effort to prevent looters reaching the downtown area after a night of chaos.

Chaos In Chicago: Bridges Raised To Prevent Gun-Toting Looters Getting Downtown

Luxury department stores were ransacked as hundreds of looters caused mayhem in response to the police shooting of an armed suspect in Englewood.

Police sent to respond to the looting were physically attacked, prompting authorities to raise major bridges in order to keep more people out of the area.

“All bridges are being raised along the river throughout The Loop,” reports CBS Chicago. “Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management announced street closures throughout areas in the Magnificent Mile, Gold Coast and South Loop.”

Numerous bus and train services have also been suspended, while large areas of downtown Chicago are also closed.

Bridges were previously raised last month in an effort to keep Black Lives Matter protesters away from the business district, but the call to do so this time around appears to have come too late.

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Pleeaseee kill aas many as you can, BLM. Everybody hates libral chicagooans.

Jens Holm

Soon muslims will take over an replace the dollar with rials and lira.


You need to stop injecting heroin and sniffing glue before commenting. You’re sounding more retarded every time.

Jaime Galarza

He doesn’t need to stiff anything. In his case, that is genetic.


Americans could not kill each other off soon enough, that’s the most we could expect from them. Realising how stupid they’ve been in serving as taxcattle for the global Zioterrorist corporate regime ruling the US and much of the world by proxy is way beyond their thinking skills, so they can’t be expected to point their guns at the Fed-Pentagon-Hollywood-Wall St. axis of terror.


Yeah, of course its the mouslems, right, JH, that have swimmed cross the Atlantic ocean just to take over the Imperial banana republic Dumbf…istan, hehe, the friends of ISISrael never gives up, do you, fascinating pack of retards il give them that when at least their idiocy is consistent and constant. The more intresting aspect of this events is when you read some of the eh…. alternative ugh… sites, like ZH etc, to others, how they twist this to be about Commies, and I know why they do that, to make it to be about China, you know, the CCP is the main perpetratore, while the same idiots, aka AmeriTards whom cant separate and dont know jack from shit, when the truth is something else, because this idotic nonsense can only be served in an nation whom have the most brainwashed morons on this planet.


Whom is backing this BLMs and Anti-fags, whom owns the MSM where they claim this are just peaceful protesters aka dissinfo about the scale and scope of this riots and violence, whom makes the law to an pack of castrats whom dont lift an finger to protect and eh…. serve, whom is behind the Moronikan Gov inability to do anything, other than whine about white ass supremacists, whom payed for the training of this rioters etc in the begining, people from ISISraeli security forces, whom founded all this, China, huh, no, it is the Tribe, from Sore-ass to the DNC, aka the Jews, the enemy within.

I dont have an ounce of symphaty with the Yankikes what so ever, this is what your Gov have been doing for centirys, right now in Belarus, and HK, Lebanon, and thats just to mention some few. Yeah, gods speed to the bottom of the pit, you deserve everything.



I feel really sorry for these police who have to deal with some of the worst, feral urban dwellers and Marxists, only to be condemned by the media and leftist council.

They should just abandon the city and let the council’s violent pets fully enrich their ‘vibrant’ city. Why defend the people who hate you?

Jan Lavicka

“democrats” in charge :)


Bandits Lives Matter!

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