US cities endure another night of violence, looting amid George Floyd protests

Cities across the US were rocked by yet another night of heated protests, violence against cops and looting — one week after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.

The nighttime chaos unfolded Monday in places including New York City, Las Vegas, Buffalo and St. Louis, where four police officers were shot in the downtown area ransacked by looters and left in flames.

In Buffalo, wild video shows the moment an SUV plows through a line of officers at a protest, injured at least two. The driver and passengers were taken into custody.

And a Las Vegas police officer is now fighting for his life after being shot in the head while trying to disperse protesters in front of the Circus Circus on the Las Vegas Strip.

Peaceful protests in Philadelphia took a turn when police fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a highway, causing a stampede, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Protesters and men wielding baseball bats also squared off as residents fought to protect their neighborhood.

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