Chaos erupts in Milwaukee's Sherman Park overnight

More than 100 people were involved
Posted at 11:18 PM, Jun 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-30 19:22:03-04

MILWAUKEE -- More than 100 kids were involved in a standoff with authorities at a Milwaukee park Wednesday night.

Milwaukee Police officers were called at approximately 8 p.m. to Sherman Park on West Burleigh Street, after they received a report of people throwing rocks.

When officers arrived, everyone went home, but came back a few hours later.

When Milwaukee Police and the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department returned in riot gear, the kids started throwing rocks at authorities. 

Officials said at one point one person threw a brick through a Milwaukee County bus at Sherman Blvd. and Locust St. Another kid broke a window at the BP gas station at 43rd  St. and Burleigh St. Then, another kid broke a window on a police cruiser. Another kid then lit a gas can on fire and threw it into a garbage bin.

Several Milwaukee police officers and sheriff's deputies were able to clear the scene and no arrests were made.

There were no officers injured in this incident.