This story was originally posted on April 11, 2001: Protests over the death of a police suspect have now moved to the suburbs of Cincinnati.
Angry crowds been causing problems all over town, from the Swifton Commons shopping center in Bond Hill, Evanston, Madisonville, Avondale and downtown Cincinnati.
Although city and community leaders have begged the public to stay calm, violent protesters took to the streets again Wednesday night.
Peaceful protests, which included members of the local clergy, started around 4:30 p.m.
A large group paraded down Reading Road all the way from Swifton Commons to Avondale.
Police were forced to reroute traffic to keep order.
However, as darkness set in, the crowds became more violent.
Then, the violence began as another set of protesters and police clashed at 12th and Vine in Over-the-Rhine.
Police shot protesters with bean bags and rubber bullets.
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Some protesters including Rodney Covington joined the group after work ended for the day.
"We can't keep taking this," Covington told 9 News.
A 9-year-old was injured in the head by a bean bag shot into the crowd.
By 9:30 p.m. the protests had turned into vandalism for the second straight night.
Protesters threw rocks and fires were started in several areas of downtown Cincinnati.
The looting also began again.
Smitty's Clothing store at Vine Street near Liberty had its huge front window smashed.
In the meantime, the rioting is also costing businesses more than the price of a replaced window. Most businesses in the revitalized Main Street entertainment district were forced to shut down Wednesday night because of safety and security concerns.
Local authorities said the vandals won't get away with damaging property or attacking innocent people.
Hamilton County prosecutor Mike Allen said he wants to review news footage of the riots with the intent of identifying and charging those caught on tape.
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