By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Some Chicago aldermen want Gov. JB Pritzker to declare a state of emergency in the city and deploy the National Guard because of recent looting.

Five aldermen are now calling for a special City Council meeting Friday.

Aldermen are in recess until Sept. 9.

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Wednesday Pritzker said he has previously offered the National Guard to Chicago in a support role as well as state police.