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Sniper bullets peppering the area forced this Negro to dive for shelter beneath a truck parked near the 10th district police station in Detroit last night as violence flared for the third consecutive night. Under cover of darkness; using hit-and-run tactics; snipers fired on police; firemen and patrolling federal troops. Many Negro residents fled the area to seek refuge in homes of friends outside the city. Open in full size

Sniper bullets peppering the area forced this Negro to dive for shelter beneath a truck parked near the 10th district police station in Detroit last night as violence flared for the third consecutive night. Under cover of darkness; using hit-and-run tactics; snipers fired on police; firemen and patrolling federal troops. Many Negro residents fled the area to seek refuge in homes of friends outside the city.

Picture, 1967, English

Sniper bullets peppering the area forced this Negro to dive for shelter beneath a truck parked near the 10th district police station in Detroit last night as violence flared for the third consecutive night. Under cover of darkness; using hit-and-run tactics; snipers fired on police; firemen and patrolling federal troops. Many Negro residents fled the area to seek refuge in homes of friends outside the city.

Picture, 1967, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Riots - United States - Detroit; MI

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0013575f