One police officer was injured during clashes in Milwaukee, US state of Wisconsin erupted after a policeman shot and killed an armed suspect during a foot chase, local police reported.
“MPD officer undergoing treatment at local hospital after brick thrown through squad window, striking officer in the head,” Milwaukee police wrote on their Twitter page late on Saturday.
Tom Barrett, the city’s mayor called on local resident to do everything to restore order.
Earlier on Saturday, about 100 protesters clashed with police near the scene where, earlier in the day, a 23-year-old man with a stolen semiautomatic handgun was shot dead by police.
One police vehicle was set on fire, while the widows of another one were smashed by the angry crowd. The protesters also set on fire a gas station and an auto parts store.
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