Governor Scott Walker Calls in National Guard after Night of Rioting, Torchings and Gunshots in Milwaukee
Republican Governor Scott Walker activated the Wisconsin National Guard after a night of rioting and violent attacks in Milwaukee.
RIOTERS WERE SHOOTING AT POLICE!
Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn held a news conference on Sunday afternoon following the mass rioting in Milwaukee on Saturday night.
Four officers were injured in the riots.
Several cop cars were hit with gunfire.
Police car just set ablaze in Milwaukee as civil unrest continues pic.twitter.com/qIz1QxIp4V
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Flynn told reporters several police cars were hit with gunfire last night including the police BearCat that was hit eight times – twice in the windshield.
Walker called in the National Guard on Sunday.
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