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Crowds clash with Milwaukee police overnight

Posted at 5:58 AM, May 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-30 10:58:39-04

MILWAUKEE — Friday night and into Saturday morning, crowds of people were standing off with police in protective gear near Milwaukee Police District 5.

Dozens of cars jam were packed in the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Locust Street, where some people started breaking the windows of the nearby businesses.

People went inside Boost Mobile and a Walgreens - the same group TMJ4 News followed since early Friday afternoon.

Protests turn violent overnight in Milwaukee

On Friday, a protest took place in Milwaukee demanding justice for Joel Acevedo, who died after a fight with an off-duty police officer.

Off-duty police officer Michael Mattioli has been charged in his death.

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Playmakers on Fond du Lac Drive was vandalized overnight.

A majority of this situation started at MLK and Locust.