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Chicago Students Riot And Loot At Strip Mall During Gun Walkout

A crowd of Chicago students demanded gun control by rioting and looting on Wednesday.

Chicago, IL – A crowd of students swarmed a south side strip mall during Wednesday’s National Walkout Day demonstration, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake (video below.)

“They pretty much trashed this whole area,” GameStop manager Robert Owens told Blue Lives Matter on Thursday.

The nationwide demonstration, touted as a demand for gun control legislation, was slated to last for exactly 17 minutes, in remembrance of each of the 17 people murdered during the Valentine’s Day massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Chicago Sun Times reported.

Not all of the protests were peaceful.

On Chicago’s South Side, Simeon Career Academy students descended on businesses situated in a strip mall behind the school, and began harassing customers and employees.

“Things started out cool,” a Potbelly Sandwich Shop manager, who did not want to be further identified, told Blue Lives Matter. “But then some of the guys started yelling, threatened the employees, and said they were going to come back [into the kitchen area] and make their own food.”

There were at least 50 teens in the eatery at one point, and they came inside in groups of 10 to 15 at a time, he said.

The manager noted that Potbelly’s also serves many elderly customers, some of whom were in the shop when the students began wreaking havoc.

He said that the students’ behavior and vulgar language was “disrespectful,” and that the Potbelly’s employees were ultimately forced to contact Chicago police as the teens’ antics escalated.

The students were escorted out of the restaurant by law enforcement before they caused any physical damage to the business, the manager said.

Meanwhile, at a nearby GameStop, alert employees began to grow concerned as approximately 20 teens began milling around the store without making any purchases, Owens told Blue Lives Matter.

Owens said that the students moved through the area outisde the store in a “huge, single-file line.”

GameStop employees were able to clear out customers, and locked up the business before problems arose, he said, adding that nearby stores were not so fortunate.

According to an anonymous J&J Fish and Chicken employee, the students attacked a delivery truck outside of the restaurant, and stole numerous Arizona-brand drinks that were being delivered to the business.

“There was no trouble inside, just outside,” the employee told Blue Lives Matter.

The Potbelly’s manager said that the shop has experienced problems with Simeon students in the past, usually due to fights. In light of Wednesday’s events, the business may require students to be accompanied by adults in order to receive service, he said.

Video of the teens trashing a nearby Walmart store during the protest went viral before the video was taken down several hours later. A Walmart store manager told Blue Lives Matter that he was not allowed to provide any information regarding the incident.

UPDATE: Additional video has made it out (below.)

The real thug is the NRA. The Nation is proud of our kids for making more sense than most adults are. Ban assault weapons. Trump is a TRAITOR. Thanks for letting me post next to all the racists that love to post here .

The only people who believe this bullshit are brain washed tRumpers. Do a google search for this and it doesn’t come up. It’s inflammatory BS to get you drones riled up...

First, what is an assault weapon? Next, we could save more lives by banning abortion drug abuse, drinking and driving, alcohol abuse, tobacco etc. MANY MORE LIVES. You know texting and driving causes a lot of deaths too.

And i bet 70% of these alleged anti gun protesters have guns illegally and or will be involved in gun violence very soon.

Um, actually it does come up when you do a Google search. As a matter of fact, all I typed in the search bar was "Chicago students" and Google auto-filled the rest, sir.

Too bad you have no idea what your talking about! There is no such thing as an assault weapon!! Read this but be warned, it actually contains the truth and proves you wrong. Try not to choke on your own stupidity! https://constitution.com/time-lesson-assault-rifle/

You’re an idiot and certainly not a patriot . What happened in SW Chicago is just a primer to the chaos this country will suffer from if guns are taken away from the good guys! Oh you say “just assault rifles “. 1. You have no idea what an assault weapon really is and 2. This becomes a slippery slope where it will become easier and easier to limit our Constitutionally guaranteed rights. Do not be so naive to think the left will simply stop at gun control. Do not be so willing to part with your liberties. Millions died just so you’d have them.

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