Milwaukee erupted in flames over the weekend as a prominently African American crowd rioted, burning, looting, and attacking everything in their path.
It all flared up after police shot an armed black man who was running from them. The officer who shot the man was also African American and has ordered the suspect multiple times to drop the weapon before he opened fire. It also turned out that the gun was recently stolen. Despite all this, a crowd, largely emboldened by Black Lives Matter, took to the streets burning and looting everything in their path.
The rioters threw rocks and bottles at police and at one point even opened fire with a handgun. One officer was critically wounded after he was hit in the head with a brick while sitting in his police cruiser. The rioters also destroyed and burned multiple police cars.
They burned and looted a total…