From late afternoon until midnight on May 30, Madison police officers in riot gear clashed with an estimated 150 protesters on State Street. The officers deployed tear gas as rocks, water bottles and restaurant patio chairs were hurled at them.
The night would end with around 75 businesses damaged and/or looted and two squad cars damaged. Two rifles were stolen from one and the vehicle was set ablaze. Two officers sustained minor injuries and no arrests were made.
he windows of a University of Wisconsin–Madison Police Department squad car are smashed and a Madison Police car at Broom and Gorham streets is set on fire after two assault rifles inside the vehicle are stolen on May 30.