MPD: Protesters gassed, 'ordered to disperse' after throwing rocks, glass at officers

MPD: Protesters gassed, ’ordered to disperse’ after throwing rocks, glass at officers

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police say protesters have been ordered to disperse due to unlawful assembly Tuesday night, after throwing rocks and glass at officers.

Authorities say a suspect with a gun in the crowd was taken into custody.

Gas was used to disperse the crowd -- an MPD spokesperson says it was done for the safety of officers and residents. 

All individuals in the area have been asked to leave.


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