Milwaukee Protests Erupt Into Violence

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Police move in on a group of protesters throwing rocks at them in Milwaukee on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (Jeffrey Phelps/AP)

Protests continued Sunday night in Milwaukee, resulting in fires, destroyed property and sending at least one person to the hospital with a serious gunshot injury. The disorder began Saturday, hours after a black police officer shot and killed a black man, believed to have been fleeing and armed.

NPR’s David Schaper shares the latest from Milwaukee with Here & Now’s Robin Young.


David Schaper, NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago. He tweets @davidschaperNPR.

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