Dayton police deploy tear gas to disperse the crowd of protesters Saturday after some began to riot, damaging police cruisers and businesses in the city. MARSHALL GORBY / STAFF
Nearly 40 people were arrested over the weekend; the majority were residents of Dayton.
Members of the Dayton Police Department fold the American flag they recovered from protesters Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protesters cut it down and took from the Safety Building. MARSHALL GORBY / STAFF
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However, others showed support for the businesses that were damaged.
A Dayton business with a boarded up storefront window bore inspiring messages of love and peace Sunday, May 31, 2020, after it was damaged during a Saturday protest that turned into a clash with police in downtown Dayton. JIM NOELKER / STAFF
Protesters returned Sunday.
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A protester stands in front of a Dayton police officer Sunday, May 31, 2020. JIM NOELKER / STAFF
Dayton police at Courthouse Square, just before the 7 p.m. curfew Sunday, May 31, 2020. JIM NOELKER / STAFF