VIDEO: Roman candle fight on Chicago streets goes viral

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Video of a number of unidentified young men firing Roman candles and fireworks at eachother has gone viral after being posted to YouTube on June 3.


The incident happened at Western and Wilcox on the West Side. There were no reported injuries or arrests according to reports.

Lenny Gilmore, a photo editor at Red Eye, put a little more perspective on the scene:

Roman candle battle on Western Ave. in Chicago … between friends who all knew each other and grew up together. I did the same thing with my friends in the suburbs … No one got hurt and the police came and broke it up.

Gilmore documented the scene on his Instagram page:

View this post on Instagram Roman candle battle on Western Ave. in Chicago. between ( what a local resident described as ( 2 rival groups. But also ( as a local resident described ) between friends who all knew eachother. I did the same thing with my friends growing up. A post shared by Lenny Gilmore (@lennygilmore) on Jun 2, 2015 at 9:26pm PDT

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