ILLINOIS – Protests continue to take place all over the world in response to the Israel-Hamas conflict. Recently a Palestinian protest planned to take place in Chicago was relocated to Skokie in response to the Stand with Israel March taking place in the city. Unfortunately, a few serious incidents led to a situation of chaos.
An individual was immediately arrested by the Police authorities after he fired shots into the air at a Pro Palestinian protest in Illinois on Sunday.
Simultaneously another incident involving a hit and run also took place at the protest site. The victim of the hit-and-run did not suffer any severe injuries. However, authorities have already initiated an investigation following the incident.
As the Israeli-Hamas conflict worsens, a protest by a Pro Palestinian activist group was organized as a response to the Stand with Israel March that was decided to take place in the city. The Pro Palestine protest was joined by 200 demonstrators.
However, an unfortunate incident occurred near the protest side when a young armed individual opened up his gun’s fire in the air. The identity of the suspect remains unknown.
The Pro Palestinian protest was initially planned to take place in Chicago however this was relocated to Skokie due to Pro Israeli Demonstration scheduled there. Skokie is a Jewish-populated area, and the change of venue added an extra layer of tension to the protest.
Added to this one other incident unfolded when another individual sprayed pepper on 15 protestors. This incident resulted in injuries of two civilians and one police officer. The involved suspect was immediately taken into custody.
Investigations on the incidents and suspects involved are underway. As the situation continues to develop, both the protesters await further information on ceasefire in the Palestine where thousands of individuals are losing their lives every hour.