29 November 2013 12:48 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The post-Thanksgiving shopping rush sparked incidents of violence across the United States as a police officer was injured breaking up a fight, a shopper was shot in the leg over a TV and a Walmart was evacuated, according to police and media reports. The holiday shopping incidents also included a suspected shoplifter shot by police in a Chicago suburb and a woman spitting on another woman’s child in an argument over baby clothes. “Black Friday,” the biggest U.S. shopping day of the year, started a few hours earlier this season as many department stores for the first time opted to open. »

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