Philadelphia rocked by fresh unrest after police shooting

– – Police also warned residents to stay away from the riverfront Port Richmond district as widespread looting occurred. The Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management advised residents across a swathe of the city to stay indoors because of “widespread demonstrations that have turned violent”. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, protesters tried to erect makeshift barricades using bins. Police used pepper spray and batons after saying they were attacked by demonstrators.

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