A fourth day of protests against police brutality and the killing of George Floyd devolved into pandemonium Sunday night as a peaceful march from Downtown Brooklyn gave way to widespread looting and destruction in the streets of Manhattan. Dozens were arrested, according to the police, and a man was hospitalized after gunfire erupted in Soho.

The chaos began around 9:30pm, after police stopped a massive crowd that had marched from Barclays Center to Manhattan, taking over the upper roadway of the Manhattan Bridge and then walking west in the middle of Canal Street. At Greene Street, a phalanx of officers diverted the crowd up Broadway, whereupon storefronts were smashed and tagged with slogans such as “ACAB” (“All Cops Are Bastards”) as marchers made their way north. With few…

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