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These photos show the chaotic scene in downtown Boston following a day of peaceful protests

After a day of large peaceful protests in honor of George Floyd, clashes with police, fires, and looting sprung up near Downtown Crossing on Sunday night.

People throw items at a police vehicle passing the State House.

A protester poses for a photo in front of a burning Boston police vehicle on Tremont Street.

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Downtown Crossing.

Protesters in Downtown Crossing disperse as police begin to deploy pepper spray.

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A man reacts after being hit with pepper spray.

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A man breaks windows of the Men’s Warehouse store in Downtown Crossing.

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A man sits beside a burning trash can on Boston Common.

A protester holds up a fist in front of a burning gate at the Public Garden.

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