There Are Times I Wouldn’t Mind Living In Certain Parts of Downtown

Today is not one of those times.

Crowds hurled bottles and other objects at police, smashed marquees, jumped on vehicles, broke windows, and set rubbish dumpsters and vehicles on fire along Figueroa Street north of Staples Center and on Flower Street.

At least one person was beaten unconscious as fights broke out on Flower Street near Olympic Boulevard. A bicyclist was injured when struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department vehicle near 11th and Flower streets, according to the LAPD.

Oh well. Now it’s time to focus on today’s US/Slovenia World Cup game. At least soccer is a sport where the fans behave themselves!

(Yes: That was sarcasm.)

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