Looters ransacked retailers in downtown Chicago early on Monday morning following a shootout between a suspect and law enforcement officials.In line with police, officers had been referred to as to the Englewood neighborhood on Sunday afternoon after receiving reviews of a person with a gun. Officers discovered a suspect who matched the outline, nevertheless the suspect tried to flee and fired at officers giving chase. Police then shot and wounded the suspect, who was introduced into custody.Nevertheless, police stated rumors unfold within the neighborhood that the suspect was a baby, when in actual fact the person is in his 20's. A crowd gathered on the sight of the taking pictures and confrontations with police ensued. One officer was sprayed with a can of mace and the home windows of a police automobile had been smashed with a brick, whereas neighborhood members instructed an area CBS affiliate that officers beat among the demonstrators.A whole lot of individuals started looting shops in Chicago on Sunday evening, inflicting metropolis authorities to lift bridges resulting in town's downtown space and stop public transportation. There have been reviews of pictures fired between officers and looters throughout tried arrests.> All bridges up in Chicago to stop entry to downtown. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/KutdT8Nbc6> > — Vi Nguyen (@ViNguyen) August 10, 2020> Mass chaos in downtown Chicago. Hundred of individuals looting shops. Looters broke right into a financial institution and ripped out the atm. They’re making an attempt to interrupt into it. That is at State and Lake. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/oKGrMHGADP> > — Vi Nguyen (@ViNguyen) August 10, 2020"Absolute chaos in downtown Chicago," CBS reporter Ryan Baker wrote on Twitter. "Seems to be coordinated effort with minimal police presence."Former Chicago Bears participant Patrick Mannelly posted a video of looters at a department of The Gold Coast.> The Gold Coast is being looted proper now. What the hell is happening @chicagosmayor ? 3:11am. WTF! pic.twitter.com/SF0x4q6LIb> > — Patrick Mannelly (@PatrickMannelly) August 10, 2020"The Gold Coast is being looted proper now. What the hell is happening @chicagosmayor?" Mannelly wrote.Chicago has been scuffling with a wave of shootings because the finish of Might. Whereas shootings sometimes rise each summer time within the metropolis, this 12 months has been particularly violent following coronavirus lockdowns and demonstrations sparked by the killing of George Floyd, an African American man killed throughout arrest by Minneapolis law enforcement officials. Chicago police recorded 440 homicides and a pair of,240 taking pictures victims from January-July 2020, in contrast with 290 homicides and 1,480 taking pictures victims over the identical interval in 2019.Chicago noticed widespread looting and rioting in the course of the weekend after Floyd's dying in late Might.