Community members in Milwaukee joined forces to help rebuild their neighborhood after rioters looted and destroyed property this past weekend. The riots came after the news spread around town of the shooting death of Sylville Smith by a local police officer. Smith was said to be fleeing the scene of a traffic stop and turned toward the officer with a gun while being chased.
At least four businesses were vandalized during the riots and 17 people were arrested. One person was also shot during the violent outbursts.
Mahdi Gransberry, a photographer, filmmaker, and resident of Milwaukee, captured the aftermath of the unrest, check out some of the footage.