CNN reporter in Los Angeles Kyung Lah presented a report on the situation in the city.
She went on the air, standing near the store, which was being robbed, while a group of police officers was standing at a distance.
According to her, "this looks like a war zone."
As AP reported, over 1,300 people have been arrested since Thursday in 16 US cities, 500 of whom have been detained in LA.
Protests and riots took place in the US cities amid the murder of African American George Floyd who was killed by a policeman in Minneapolis.
Two deaths have been reported amid the riots, including an officer of the US Federal Protective Service.