Milwaukee Declares Curfew

After Violent Protests Over Police Shooting

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Protestors march during disturbances following the police shooting of a man in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. August 14, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

The city of Milwaukee imposed a 10 p.m. curfew on Monday in an attempt to stop the two nights of rioting that were ignited the previous two nights in response to the police shooting of Sylville K. Smith, 23.

Mayor Tom Barrett has called on state officials to release a video of the shooting in hopes it convinces angry protesters that deadly force against the armed black man was justified.

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Police advance toward protesters during disturbances following the police shooting of a man in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. August 14, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Police advance toward protesters during disturbances following the police shooting of a man in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. August 14, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

 

This undated photo provided by the Milwaukee County Sheriff shows Sylville K. Smith. Smith, whose killing by police touched off rioting in Milwaukee, was shot by a black officer after turning toward him with a gun in his hand, the police chief said Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, as Wisconsin's governor put the National Guard on standby against any further violence on the city's mostly black north side. (Milwaukee County Sheriff via AP)
This undated photo provided by the Milwaukee County Sheriff shows Sylville K. Smith. Smith, whose killing by police touched off rioting in Milwaukee, was shot by a black officer after turning toward him with a gun in his hand, the police chief said Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, as Wisconsin’s governor put the National Guard on standby against any further violence on the city’s mostly black north side. (Milwaukee County Sheriff via AP)

 

 

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