(Chicago, IL) - Looting and property damage during the night was reported throughout downtown Chicago. Videos posted to social media showed large crowds breaking windows and entering stores in what appeared to be an organized effort. Reports indicate multiple cars were dropping off people who would smash and grab merchandise then take off running.
Gunshots were also heard throughout the downtown area and there was at least one gunfire exchange with police. Reports indicate no officers were injured. The CTA suspended bus and train service downtown at the request of public safety officials.