The government of the U.S. Chicago (Illinois) removed from the city Park a monument to the discoverer of America Christopher Columbus previously caused the protests in the city, reports the local edition of the Chicago-Sun Times.
Last Friday a large group of people protesting against racism, gathered at Grant Park, where is a monument. It was reported that the protesters threw in the detention order different items, they in turn used against the protesters with batons. Detained 12 people, in addition, affected about 18 police officers.
The President of the United States Donald trump announced the additional sending of Federal forces in Chicago and other cities in the country, where recently formed an extremely serious crime situation.
"In recent weeks began a radical left movement to cease funding and disband the police departments. Policy extreme views have joined this crusade against the police," said trump, speaking at the White house.
Shooting at a funeral in Chicago was part of an ongoing conflict between gangs, the police knew in advance about a possible shooting and was there, said on Wednesday reporters the head of the city police David brown.
Earlier it was reported that unknown persons fired at those who came to the funeral, 15 people were injured. The attackers fled.
Three-year-old was wounded in the shooting in Chicago on Wednesday, told reporters the chief detective of the city of Brendan Deenihan.
"Three-year-old was shot in the head. Fortunately, this child is in stable condition and talking," said Denihan. The press conference was broadcast channel FOX32.
The number of injured in shooting in Chicago has risen to 15, police reported several suspects, reports CBS News.
According to police, the condition of six injured is critical, the rest feel fine. It is noted that all the victims were adults.
Fourteen people were injured in a shooting in Chicago, they are in hospitals, said Wednesday to journalists the first Deputy superintendent of police, Eric Carter.
"We have 14 victims who assist in five hospitals in different parts of the city. Their condition is still unknown," he said.
At least 11 people were injured in the shooting in Chicago, according to local TV station ABC 7, citing firefighters.
According to the channel, the status of all victims is estimated as serious or critical. Nine people were taken to hospital in an ambulance, the two got on their own.
The US President Donald trump said that the crime situation in one of the largest cities in the country Chicago "worse than Afghanistan" the fault of the city authorities, representing the Democratic party.
Trump's conversation with journalists on the situation in the city took place in the context of mass protests and riots that are going on in several States. The President expressed the view that local legislators are "weak and afraid of the protesters" and therefore refuse Federal assistance to restore order.
About eighteen police officers were injured in the us in Chicago, protecting the monument to the Navigator Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) from protesting against racism, told the local edition of the Chicago Sun-Times, citing law enforcement authorities.
According to the newspaper, the incident occurred on Friday evening. A large group of people gathered in Grant Park, where is a monument, about 16.20 local time. According to the publication, at some point, the protesters held onto the ends of the rope draped over the statue.
Seven-year-old girl died as a result of the shooting incident in the West the American city of Chicago (Illinois), according to NBC Chicago, citing the police.
Clarifies that the incident occurred on Saturday evening. It is reported that the girl was on the street with members of his family when a group of unknown persons opened fire. The girl was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound, in a short time she died.
Four people were killed and four were injured in the shooting in Chicago on Sunday night, said city police.
Among the victims were 14-year-old boy.
Authorities in Chicago decided on a two-week quarantine for arriving in town from the States, where marked increase in cases of infection with coronavirus, said Friday the mayor of the city Lori Lightfoot.
This will affect only 15 States, including Texas, California, Florida, Alabama and others. The order will not affect those who spent less than 24 hours. Quarantined means a finding in one of the prescribed building or housing without access to the outside. Violators face a fine.
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot said that withdrawing curfew imposed amid the unrest.
"The curfew is removed immediately. I know that this time in our city and our country, it was difficult for all of us and I am grateful to our residents for working together to get through this difficult time," the mayor wrote on Twitter.
Benjamin crump, the attorney for the family of the deceased in the Minneapolis African American George Floyd, drew attention to the earlier Chicago incident in which, according to media reports, police pulled a black woman out of the car, then pressed her knee to the neck.
The incident in Chicago happened a few days ago amid protests in several American cities because of the death of Floyd. He died in hospital after police Showin Derek pinned him with his knee the neck and kept him in this position for at least eight minutes.
American rapper, producer and designer Kanye West took part in protests in Chicago in connection with the death of an African-American George Floyd and donated his family money, according to the newspaper USA Today.
As announced the organizers, the rapper called them the day before and expressed a desire to join the demonstration. Subsequently West for action. He was wearing a mask and hood, however, as the newspaper notes, because of his presence in order to demonstrate had been violated. Soon, the singer left the venue of the protests and demonstrators continued planned March.
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot said that the government will allocate not less than $ 10 million to help the victims in recent days due to the unrest enterprises.
"The city will allocate at least $ 10 million to help business enterprises, which have suffered most in the recent days", - reported in Twitter of the mayor.
Two people were killed and two others injured in the suburbs of Chicago during the riots caused by the death of African American George Floyd, reported local TV channel WGNTV.
It is reported that the incident occurred in the town of Cicero. The city's representative ray Hanania confirmed the information about the victims.
Law enforcement officials in Chicago arrested 240 people during the protests that erupted after the death of the African-American George Floyd, said the head of the local police David brown.
According to him, the protesters committed acts of looting and vandalism, burning and plundering the buildings of the city.
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot said that the city will be involved forces of the National guard, and the previously imposed curfew will continue until further notice.
Earlier, the authorities of a number of major American cities, including Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Atlanta imposed a curfew due to unrest caused by the deaths of African-American George Floyd after detention by the police.
Police arrested in Chicago over a hundred people during protests on Friday evening in connection with the death in Minneapolis of the African-American George Floyd, who died after harsh treatment by the police, according to local television station ABC7.
According to him, the head of the Chicago police Department David brown said that the police made 108 arrests, people will be charged with disturbing public order. He noted that one of the detainees were carrying weapons, he faces additional charges.