Civil Unrest in Milwaukee continues as the National Guard was activated Sunday after At least one person was wounded shots fired and protesters threw objects at police in Milwaukee late Sunday night. Mayor Tom Barrett has stated that the National Guard wouldn’t be deployed unless police deemed that they were needed. “I’m hopeful that that will not be necessary,” Barrett said. “But if it is necessary, we will do so.”
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Barrett urged parents to keep their children home Sunday night. “This is still a volatile situation. I don’t know what’s going to happen tonight,” he said, adding that a curfew would be enforced if needed. At least 150 specially trained officers will be patrolling in pairs Sunday night, police said.