CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s the one day of the year where consumers are expected to go a little crazy, but this might be going too far. Doorbuster deals at a Wal-Mart in Michigan City, Indiana, had shoppers literally stealing items from other people’s carts.
Things appeared to get a little out of hand Thursday night, as shoppers swarmed the Wal-Mart in Michigan City, pushing and shoving as they fought to grab heavily discounted merchandise.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: State Reports Fewest Coronavirus Hospitalizations In More Than A Month
A shopper named Rich grabbed his cell phone camera and filmed as one man tried to grab what appeared to be a home theater system from another man in a Bears jersey. The Bears fan was able to wrestle it away, and get out of the scrum.READ MORE: CDC Eases Guidance On Mask Wearing For People Who Are Fully Vaccinated
Some bystanders seemed amused by the chaos, others looked a little frightened.MORE NEWS: Small Plane Lands On I-355 At 159th Street In Lockport; Pilot, 3 Passengers Suffer Minor Injuries
It appeared the scene was about to repeat itself, with a woman as the victim, but she also managed to get away with her prize.