Looting in Chicago along famous Magnificent Mile

ABC News' Alex Perez reports on the latest from Chicago where hundreds of people looted stores, smashed windows and clashed with police along the famous shopping street on Michigan Avenue.
1:06 | 08/10/20

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Looting in Chicago along famous Magnificent Mile
Thank you so much for that. We turn to breaking news this morning out of Chicago. Hundreds of people looting stores, smashing windows and clashing with police down Michigan avenue. Alex Perez is there with all the latest. Good morning, Alex. Reporter: Hey, good morning. It's been a long night of clashes between looters and police on one of Chicago's most famous shopping districts. Now, Tay a look at some images. This all began at about midnight. Police say large groups of looters targeted high-end stores and businesses on Michigan avenue. Also known as the magnificent mile shattering window, stealing merchandise, even filling cars with stolen goods as they clashed with officers for all hours. All this as police struggled to get things under control. Authorities finally getting somewhat of a handle on the situation at about 3:00 A.M. Police shutting down nearby highways and public transit to try to secure the area. Now, authorities say several arrests were made but at this point they're still trying to figure out what exactly triggered all of this looting, robin. All right. Thank you so much.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"1:06","description":"ABC News' Alex Perez reports on the latest from Chicago where hundreds of people looted stores, smashed windows and clashed with police along the famous shopping street on Michigan Avenue.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/GMA","id":"72278435","title":"Looting in Chicago along famous Magnificent Mile","url":"/GMA/News/video/looting-chicago-famous-magnificent-mile-72278435"}